The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Study Guide Chapter 19 Summary & Analysis

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Inspector Raglan runs into James and tells him that Kent's alibi checked out. James tells the inspector about Poirot's little idea. The inspector says Poirot must be a little crazy and that he heard from Caroline that insanity ran in Poirot's family. The inspector and James go together to tell Poirot about Kent's alibi.

Poirot tells the inspector that if her were him, he would not release Kent, but the inspector insists that he has nothing to base holding Kent on. Poirot explains that his alibi may not be worth much if the murder was committed earlier than they thought. Flora could be lying about when she last saw her uncle. Poirot suggests that Flora may have been the one to steal that 40 pounds and then pretend that she was leaving her uncles' office when Parker saw her when she was actually coming down the stairs.

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