Agatha Christie Quote

The man obviously wanted to tell him something — and as obviously had lost the art of simple narration. Words had become to him a means of obscuring facts — not of revealing them. He was an adept in the art of the useful phrase — that is to say, the phrase that falls soothingly on the ear and is quite empty of meaning.


The Labors of Hercules (1947)

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The man obviously wanted to tell him something — and as obviously had lost the art of simple narration. Words had become to him a means of...

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The man obviously wanted to tell him something — and as obviously had lost the art of simple narration. Words had become to him a means of...

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The man obviously wanted to tell him something — and as obviously had lost the art of simple narration. Words had become to him a means of...

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The man obviously wanted to tell him something — and as obviously had lost the art of simple narration. Words had become to him a means of...