Magpie Murders - “Three: A Girl” Summary & Analysis

Anthony Horowitz
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In the section “Three: A Girl,” Detective Inspector Raymond Chubb, with whom Pünd had worked before, met Pünd and Fraser in front of Pye Hall. Chubb told Pünd that Magnus’s death was being treated as a burglary gone wrong. It was a conclusion that Pünd did not like because it was so obvious. Outside, just beside the front door, Pünd noted a handprint in the flower bed. Inside, Chubb showed Pünd how Magnus was killed with the sword from a suit of armor in the front hall. The murderer had cut Magnus’s head completely off. Magnus’s wife, Frances, found her husband when she returned home from shopping. She had seen a green car driving away. Right away, Pünd realized that Magnus had known the person who had killed him and had probably...

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