The Chief Witness
"About four years. We have a cottage in Gloucestershire as well."
"Had your husband been in good health lately?"
"He had not complained. His digestion was a little troublesome sometimes."
"He had not been depressed?"
"Not that I was aware of."
There was little sympathy in her tone. Roger, who was listening to all that was said, formed the impression that she and her husband had not got on too well together. Probably Goff thought the same. He led up to it with his usual tact.
"What is the accommodation of this flat?"
"You can see over it if you like."
"I will, but perhaps you would describe it to me."
"It is really two flats thrown into one. The whole of the floor. So there are two bedrooms, two sitting-rooms and two bath rooms."
"This is the dining-room?"
In the modern way it was not a room designed solely for meals. There was a table against the wall that folded into a very small space and the