Peril at End House, by Agatha Christie - Study Guide Chapter 7, Tragedy and Chapter 8, The Fatal Shawl Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 7, when Poirot and Hastings arrive at Nick's, she is waiting for her dress to arrive. Nick introduces her cousin Maggie, who takes the sleuths to the drawing room. Maggie has a simple, quiet beauty, and is disbelieving of the story of attacks against Nick. Frederica Rice arrives, followed by Lazarus and Nick, in a black dress and a unique red shawl. Freddie comments that she's never seen Nick wear black before.

Lazarus hears what he thinks is a speedboat go by, but Nick points out it's the sound of a sea-plane. The talk turns to Michael Seton and his flight around the world. Nick expresses hope that he may still be alive, but Lazarus is dubious and mentions Seton's mad, wealthy, woman-hating uncle, Sir Matthew Seton. Nick hopes Seton is alive. She knew...

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