Agatha Christie about wife (“The Mysterious Affair at Styles”, 1920) - He had been completely under his wife's ascendancy, so much so that, on dying, he left the place to her for her lifetime, as well as the larger part of his income; an arrangement that was distinctly unfair to his two sons.
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He had been completely under his wife's ascendancy, so much so that, on dying, he left the place to her for her lifetime, as well as the larger part of his income; an arrangement that was distinctly unfair to his two sons.
 Agatha ChristieThe Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920). copy citation

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