By P.D. James
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Dalgliesh was briefing his team before he started on the preliminary interviews. He was, as always, restlessly aware of time passing. It was already after eleven and he was anxious to finish at the Laboratory and see old Mr. Lorrimer. The physical clues to his son's murder might lie in the Laboratory; the clue to the man himself lay elsewhere. But neither his words nor his tone betrayed impatience. "We start by assuming that the telephone call to Mrs. Bidwell and Lorrimer's death are connected.
She expressed no regret, advanced no theories, answered all his questions composedly in her high, unemphatic voice. He might have been a casual and unimportant visitor, gratifying a curiosity about the routine of the working of the Laboratory. He felt an instinctive antipathy towards her. He had no difficulty in concealing it, but it interested him since it was a long time since a murder suspect had provoked in him so immediate and physical a reaction. But he wondered whether it was prejudice that glimpsed in those deep and secretive eyes a flash of disdain, of contempt even, and he would have given a great deal to know what was going on behind that high, rather bumpy forehead.
To the right were a wall-mounted gas-fired incinerator, a row of clothes-hooks, a large wicker laundry-basket and two rather battered cane chairs. Dalgliesh said to Mrs. " Mrs. BidwelPs sharp little eyes peered round. The doors to the three lavatories were open and she gave them a quick inspection. "No better nor no worse. They're pretty good about the toilets. " "Winter and summer, except it's bitter cold. " "The incinerator is off. " "That's right. " Dalgliesh looked inside. The incinerator was empty except for a trace of carbon ash.