Peril at End House, by Agatha Christie - Chapter 19, Poirot Produces a Play and Chapter 20, J. Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 19, Poirot Produces a Play and Chapter 20, J. Summary

In Chapter 19, Poirot gathers all the suspects at End House. Charles Vyse takes the lead at the gathering. He reads the will that he received in the mail. It appoints Vyse as the executor and leaves everything in Nick's possession to Mildred Croft, citing an unnamed service she performed for Nick's father. Everyone is in shock from the will's contents, except Mrs. Croft. She says that the service Nick mentioned is a secret and will remain one. She also says that her connection with Nick's father is the reason the Crofts came to End House and that Nick wouldn't accept any rent from them. They only pretended to pay. Vyse says he knew nothing about any of this and refutes the suggestion that he might want to contest the will.

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