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The Rats: A Play In One Act

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Originally part of the collection Rule of Three...

Invited to a party in a London flat, Sandra Grey and David Forrester find themselves alone. Somebody knows about their affair and somebody has locked them in ...
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Published January 1st 1963 by Samuel French (first published 1962)
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Matimate
Small drama about marriage and some fatal errors, like being responsible for death of husband and having affairs like crazy.
She got call that her distant friends are throwing party, when she got there she was surprised that they were actually on vacation what a surprise when she met there the most talkative woman who was feeding parrot. "Oh dear what a surprise" went trough the air and when man appeared it was clear that something was wrong. The parrot feeding crone left and they faced the terr
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I'm not sure which came first, the play or the short story, but this one-act play follows basically the same plot line as The Spanish Chest (which stars Poirot as the lead detective). Having read the story first, I have to say that I prefer that interpretation of the mystery as opposed to this one, mainly due to this play's lack of redeemable characters and also due to it's inconclusive nature. It's very hard to like a mystery when no ending is really given. Still, the plot is one that holds wel ...more
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