Part 3, Chapter 3 Summary
Certain Suggestive Points
None of the men speaks as they just sit and think for fifteen minutes. Bouc starts thinking about the murder investigation, but soon his mind turns to his train line’s reputation in the midst of such an unfortunate incident.
Constantine’s thoughts center on Poirot, and he wonders if the inspector is a genius or an eccentric. The murder seems impossible to solve. Then he turns his thoughts to America and perhaps traveling there someday.
Poirot uses his time truly to think, and suddenly he has a potential explanation that includes all the facts as he knows them. It is an odd theory, however, and he is not certain he is correct. To be sure, he must...
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