Death on the Nile - Chapter 21 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

Miss Bowers explains that Miss Van Schuyler is the one that took the pearls. Miss Bowers says she has a habit of stealing items. Miss Van Schuyler wraps up stolen items in a pair of her stockings, which is where Miss Bowers found the pearls this morning. Miss Bowers also tells Poirot, when asked, that Miss Van Schuyler is hard of hearing. After Miss Bowers leaves, Poirot rubs the pearls on his teeth and tells Race that the pearls are fake.

Analysis

Miss Van Schuyler might have seem Rosalie as she said, but according to Miss Bowers, there is no way that Miss Van Schuyler heard anything in Linnet Doyle's cabin. The fact that the pearls are fake suggests that Tim Allerton is involved because he was also at a dinner party where someone's diamond necklace was discovered to have been traded out for a fake...

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