Dumb Witness
To dear Peter, most faithful of friends
and dearest of companions, a dog in a thousand
UK
Collins, London, Jul. 1937
Women's Pictorial, Feb.20-Apr.3 1937 as 'Mystery of Littlegreen House'
US
Dodd, Mead, New York, 1937 as "Poirot Loses a Client"
The Saturday Evening Post, Nov.7-Dec.19 1936 as 'Poirot Loses a Client'

Plot

Everyone blamed Emily's accident on a rubber ball left on the stairs by her frisky terrier. But the more she thought about her fall, the more convinced she became that one of her relatives was trying to kill her.
On April 17th she wrote her suspicions in a letter to Hercule Poirot. Mysteriously, he didn't receive the letter until June 28th ... by which time Emily was already dead.

Contents

1. The Mistress of Littlegreen  House
2. The Relations
3. The Accident
4. Miss Arundell Writes a Letter
5. Hercule Poirot Recieves a  Letter
6. We Go to Littlegreen House
7. Lunch at the George
8. Interior of Littlegreen House
9. Reconstruction of the Dog's Ball  Incident
10. Visit to Miss Peabody
11. Visit to the Misses Tripp
12. Poirot Discusses the Case
13. Theresa Arundell
14. Charles Arundell
15. Miss Lawson
16. Mrs Tanios
17. Dr Tanios
18. 'A Nigger in the Woodpile'
19. Visit to Mr Purvis
20. Second Visit to Littlegreen  House
21. The Chemist; The Nurse; The  Doctor
22. The Woman on the Stairs
23. Dr Tanios Calls on Us
24. Theresa's Denial
25. I Lie Back and Reflect
26. Mrs Tanios Refuses to Speak
27. Visit of Dr Donaldson
28. Another Victim
29. Inquest at Littlegreen House
30. The Last Word

Characters

Emily Arundel, Wilhemina, Charles, Theresa, Bella, Jacob, Julia Tripp, Isabel Tripp, Dr. Grainger, Arthur Hastings, Hercule Poirot

Films & TV

Dumb Witness, ITV/UK, 1996
Agahta Christie's POIROT VI
Témoin Muet, FR, 2013
Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie Saison 2

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Le Masque (#377) 1950

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