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At an isolated country house on the Welsh border a scholarly professor and his spinster sister keep a residence for Lady Warren, a bedridden and evil-tempered woman. Several other residents are at home when news of a recent murder leaves them all no recourse but to lock themselves in for night… just as someone begins to knock loudly at the front door.
the residential quarter of a prosperous town. It should have been surrounded by an acre of well-kept garden, and situated in a private road, with lamp-posts and a pillar-box. For all that, it offered a solidly resistant front to the solitude. Its state of excellent repair was evidence that no money was spared to keep it weather-proof. There was no blistered paint, no defective guttering. The whole was somehow suggestive of a house which, at a pinch, could be rendered secure as an armored car. It glowed with electric-light, for Oates' principal duty was to work the generating plant. A single wire overhead was also a comfortable reassurance of its link with civilization. Helen no longer felt any wish to linger outside. The evening mists were rising so that the evergreen shrubs, which clumped the lawn, appeared to quiver into life. Viewed through a veil of vapor, they looked black and grim, like mourners assisting at a funeral. "If I don't hurry, they'll get between me and the house,

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