Peril at End House, by Agatha Christie - Study Guide Chapter 13, Letters and Chapter 14, The Mystery of the Missing Will Summary & Analysis

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As Chapter 13 begins, Poirot wonders why Ellen did not go out to see the fireworks. He explains that his question about a secret compartment was related to a possible "J.," an unknown outsider. In the library, Poirot and Hastings search for Nick's will. They arrange Nick's disorganized papers but find no will. They do find a letter from Freddie, indicating that she takes drugs. Poirot and Hastings move on to Nick's room, but they find no will there, either. Hastings is horrified when Poirot begins searching Nick's underwear drawer, but Poirot laughs. He finds in the drawer love letters from Michael Seton. Against Hastings' instincts, he helps Poirot read through them.

Poirot and Hastings find six letters, beginning on New Year's. In them, Seton abhors keeping the relationship a...

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