By John Dickson Carr
A DR GIDEON FELL secret. within the old fashioned English village of Sodbury go, beautiful Marjorie Wills is suspected of poisoning sweets within the neighborhood confectionary store. Her uncle, the rich Marcus Chesney, believes eyewitnesses are unreliable. To end up his aspect, he units up a shrewdpermanent try out in entrance of 3 witnesses and a digicam. they're requested to observe a staged sequence of occasions, within which a masked guy enters the room to 'poison' Chesney by means of feeding him a wide eco-friendly tablet. As anticipated, the test concludes and not anyone can agree on what came about, other than that Marcus Chesney is dead... How is that attainable? And who's the wrongdoer? It takes Dr. Gideon Fell to resolve this Golden Age vintage.
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But it will show if you’re telling the truth. The problem is, it’ll also show if you’re lying. ” It was Jaywalker’s second lie in as many statements. “But I’m prejudiced. I’m your lawyer. Besides that, I like you. So as much as I believe you, I have to remind myself that I could be wrong. ” Darren started to say something, but Jaywalker held up a hand and cut him off in mid-stutter. He wanted Darren to hear him out. “Look,” he said, “if you did do those things, if some thing happened to make you snap, if it is you these women are talking about, it’s not the end of the world.
He didn’t even stutter, for once. ” On Friday morning Jaywalker drove to the Bronx County Courthouse, which housed all of the Supreme Court parts. It covered then, as it covers now, an entire city block, from the Grand Concourse on the east to Walton Avenue on the west, and from 160th Street to 161st. From its upper floors you could see then, as you can still see today, the elevated train tracks above Jerome Avenue, and Yankee Stadium just beyond. Jaywalker took one of the elevators to the sixth floor.
Sandusky closed the door tightly behind him. A minute or two later, he appeared in the testing room, followed by Darren. Jaywalker’s instinctive reaction was to lean back, away from the glass, certain he could be seen. But Darren’s gaze paused only momentarily at the mirror, without any sign of recognition. “All right, Darren,” said Sandusky. ” His voice was loud and clear through the speaker. If Jaywalker had earlier felt he was abandoning his client, he now had the sense that he was spying on him.