By Agatha Christie
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Why may still he throw it down as he did? used to be it since it hampered him hiking? ” “No,” stated conflict. “I’ve bought a completely diversified conception approximately that. That packet, leave out Wade, used to be intentionally thrown all the way down to you—or so i think. ” “To me? ” “Shall we say—to the individual the thief notion you have been. ” “This is getting very involved,” acknowledged Jimmy. “Mr. Thesiger, in the event you got here into this room, did you turn at the gentle in any respect? ” “Yes. ” “And there has been nobody within the room? ” “No one in any respect. ” “But formerly you concept you heard somebody relocating approximately down right here? ” “Yes. ” “And then, after making an attempt the window, you switched off the sunshine back and locked the door? ” Jimmy nodded. Superintendent conflict regarded slowly round him. His look was once arrested via an incredible monitor of Spanish leather-based which stood close to one of many bookcases. Brusquely he strode around the room and appeared in the back of it. He uttered a pointy ejaculation, which introduced the 3 youngsters fast to his facet. Huddled at the foor, in a useless faint, lay the Countess Radzky. Twenty-two THE COUNTESS RADZKY’S tale The Countess’s go back to realization was once very assorted from that of Jimmy Thesiger. It was once extra lengthy and infinitely extra inventive. creative was once Bundle’s note. She have been zealous in her ministrations—largely inclusive of the applying of chilly water—and the Countess had immediately answered, passing a white, bewildered hand throughout her forehead and murmuring faintly. It used to be at this element that invoice, ultimately relieved from his tasks with mobilephone and medical professionals, had come bustling into the room and had immediately proceeded to make (in Bundle’s opinion) a such a lot regrettable fool of himself. He had hung over the Countess with a involved and concerned face and had addressed a chain of singularly idiotic comments to her: “I say, Countess. It’s okay. It’s particularly alright. Don’t attempt to speak. It’s undesirable for you. simply lie nonetheless. You’ll be o.k. in a minute. It’ll all come again to you. Don’t say something until eventually you’re really o.k.. Take some time. simply lie nonetheless and shut your eyes. You’ll be mindful every little thing in a minute. Have one other sip of water. Have a few brandy. That’s the stuff. Don’t you think that, package deal, that a few brandy . . . ? ” “For God’s sake, invoice, go away her alone,” acknowledged package deal crossly. “She’ll be very well. ” And with a professional hand she flipped a great deal of chilly water directly to the beautiful make-up of the Countess’s face. The Countess flinched and sat up. She appeared significantly extra unsleeping. “Ah! ” she murmured. “I am the following. certain, i'm the following. ” “Take you time,” stated invoice. “Don’t speak until you are feeling fairly o.k. back. ” The Countess drew the folds of a really obvious negligée nearer round her. “It is coming again to me,” she murmured. “Yes, it truly is coming again. ” She checked out the little crowd grouped round her. possibly whatever within the attentive faces struck her as unsympathetic. at the least she smiled intentionally up on the one face which basically displayed a truly contrary emotion. “Ah, my sizeable Englishman,” she stated very softly, “do no longer misery your self.