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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 18 Summary

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Chapter 18 Summary

James, Poirot and Inspector Raglan take the train to Liverpool. Inspector Raglan tells them that Charles Kent is a heavy drugs user, but that is all they know for now. When they arrive, the officer on duty tells them that Charles Kent has an American accent and that he admits to being around King's Abbot on the day of the murder.

When James sees Kent, he realizes there is nothing familiar about him. He can't even positively identify him, until he hears his voice and recognizes it. Kent will admit to nothing, until Poirot takes out the goose quill from his pocket and tells Kent that this is proof that he was in the summerhouse at Fernly Park. Kent gives in and admits he was in the summerhouse, but promises that he left at 9:25, which is before the murder took place. He also claims to have an...

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