Poirot Investigates - The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb Summary & Analysis

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The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb Summary

One of the most interesting investigations Poirot dealt with involved the deaths that occurred upon the opening of the King Men-her-Ra tomb, which was publicized in local newspapers. John Williard who conducted the discovery died of heart failure. His rich associate, Mr Bleibner, died of heart poisoning a fortnight later, while his nephew, Rupert committed suicide in New York. In the eyes of the public the string of such incidents could only be part of the curse of Men-her-Ra. One person, Lady Williard, is suspicious about these deaths and wants Poirot to investigate her husband's death. For, if such curse exists, it may affect her son still engaged in the excavations.

Poirot, contrary to his beliefs, accepts the believe in such curse, promising to protect her son. As Rupert Bleibner's suicide occurred after...

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