The Doorbell Rang - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

The next morning, Archie comes downstairs, and Fritz, Wolfe's chef and housekeeper, begins making pancakes. He asks Archie why the doors and windows are to be kept locked, and Archie explains that they're investigating the FBI. He jokes about J. Edgar Hoover's nose to relax Fritz. Archie goes out to deposit Mrs. Bruner's check and then walks to Mrs. Bruner's office. He meets Sarah Dacos, Mrs. Bruner's attractive young secretary. Archie questions her.

Sarah has worked for Mrs. Bruner for three years. Before that, she worked at the Bruner Corporation, first as a stenographer and then as the vice-president's secretary. She's noticed a man tailing her from her home in the Village. She hasn't spoken to him or reported it to the police. Sarah only read the book The FBI Nobody Knows after Mrs. Bruner sent out copies, and she doesn't know if...

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