The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie:|
crime home to Lawrence."
"Yes, but that was mere chance. All the evidence against him
arose out of pure accident. It must, in fact, have been
distinctly annoying to the pair of schemers."
"His manner was unfortunate," I observed thoughtfully.
"Yes. You realize, of course, what was at the back of that?"
"You did not understand that he believed Mademoiselle Cynthia
guilty of the crime?"
"No," I exclaimed, astonished. "Impossible!"
"Not at all. I myself nearly had the same idea. It was in my
The Mysterious Affair at Styles