Peril at End House, by Agatha Christie - Chapter 3, Accidents? and Chapter 4, There Must Be Something! Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3, Accidents? and Chapter 4, There Must Be Something! Summary

In Chapter 3, after the discovery of the missing pistol, Poirot explains his theory that the person who shot at Nick probably meant to make it look like a suicide. Nick is finally disposed to take Poirot seriously. He asks if she has any enemies, and she says no, and that no one stands to gain from her death. She's broke, and the house is mortgaged. Her mother died, and she was raised by her grandfather while her father traveled after the war. Her grandfather made a lot of money and gambled it all away. He died when Nick was sixteen, and her brother died a few years ago. Her father is also dead. Her nearest relative is a cousin, Charles Vyse, a lawyer. She also has distant cousins named Buckley in Yorkshire.

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