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A railway bridge at Little Puddecombe junctionby@agathachristie

A railway bridge at Little Puddecombe junction

by Agatha Christie7mAugust 21st, 2023
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(From the diary of Sir Eustace Pedler)Johannesburg,March 7th. Pagett has arrived. He is in a blue funk of course. Suggested at once that we should go off to Pretoria. Then, when I had told him kindly but firmly that we were going to remain here, he went to the other extreme, wished he had his rifle here, and began bucking about some bridge he guarded during the Great War. A railway bridge at Little Puddecombe junction, or something of that sort. I soon cut that short by telling him to unpack the big typewriter. I thought that that would keep him employed for some time, because the typewriter was sure to have gone wrong—it always does—and he would have to take it somewhere to be mended. But I had forgotten Pagett’s powers of being in the right. “I’ve already unpacked all the cases, Sir Eustace. The typewriter is in perfect condition.”
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