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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3 Summary

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Chapter 3 Summary

James and Caroline chat about Ralph and wonder why he is in town, but staying at Three Boars Inn rather than with his stepfather. They also discuss their new neighbor who just moved into the house next door called, The Larches. Caroline is very curious about his identity and was not able to find out much about him even with the help of her Intelligence Corps. The only thing they know about the neighbor is that he is interested in growing vegetable marrows.

Later, James meets the new neighbor, Mr. Poirot, while he is in the backyard and one of Mr. Poirot's vegetables flies over and hits him. Poirot apologizes, and they chat about things they have in common. Poirot tells James that he reminds him of an old friend. James finds his neighbor very interesting. Poirot asks James about Ralph Paton and tells James that he...

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