The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Pool of Blood in the Pastor's Study by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:|
of him again.
"Cardillac? You mean the notorious goldsmith who lived in Paris
200 years ago? Why, he's dead."
Varna's pale lips curled in a superior smile. "Oh, yes - that's
what people think, but it's a mistake. He is still alive - I am
- I have - although of course there isn't much opportunity here - "
Gyuri cleared his throat with a rasping noise.
"What were you saying, friend Cardillac?" asked Muller with a great
show of interest.
"I have done things here that nobody has found out. It gives me
great pleasure to see the authorities so helpless over the riddles