By Agatha Christie
A unique of anger, jealousy, betrayal and homicide in 2000 BC it's Egypt, 2000 BC, the place loss of life supplies aspiring to existence. on the foot of a cliff lies the damaged, twisted physique of Nofret, concubine to a Ka-priest. younger, appealing and venomous, such a lot agree that she deserved to die like a snake. but Renisenb, the priest's daughter, believes that the woman's dying was once now not destiny, yet homicide. more and more, she turns into confident that the resource of evil lurks inside of her personal father's family. because the spouse of an eminent archaeologist, Agatha Christie took half in different expeditions to the center East. Drawing upon this adventure and exhaustive examine, she wrote this serial killer secret laid in Egypt 4000 years in the past.
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Feng said. " Tom brought the atomicar down on an avenue running along the river. Then he drove on into the Hauptstrasse, or main street. The narrow thoroughfare was crowded with traffic. Students whizzed by on motorcycles and motor scooters. Dr. Feng deposited his luggage at his private lodgings. Afterward, he guided the teen-agers around the Old University and New University. The latter, he said, had been built partly with American funds. "Actually, Heidelberg has no real campus. Its buildings are scattered all over town, on both sides of the river.
Bud retorted with a grin, eying the pretty female students who were lounging about the grassy courtyard of the New University with their books and friends. Sandy and Phyl were entranced as they strolled about the cobbled streets of the Altstadt, or Old Town, with its quaint baroque buildings. Dr. Feng showed his guests the ancient Gothic-style Church of the Holy Ghost. Then he glanced at his watch. " The professor took the teen-agers to an old medieval-looking tavern, where they ordered sandwiches.
Then he checked the telephone directory. No "J. Bascum" was listed. "That doesn't prove much," Tom pointed out. " Ames frowned and began pacing about the office. " Tom argued. " "I'll admit I can't answer that one," Ames said, "unless he has a confederate. Anyhow, let's check some samples of Crivet's-" He broke off to answer the telephone. Ames's face flushed with anger as he hung up. " Tom asked. "That was the operative who's been shadowing Crivet. " Tom glanced at the clock. Its hands showed 10:24.
Death Comes as the End by Agatha Christie