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fortune telling in Christie

CartoFanaticCartoFanatic Bradford Fan
I'm looking for a book - actually I think it's short story - that I read long ago.
Early on, some children make a card reading for a male character. That's the distinguishing feature I remember. The predictions come true so far as I recall.
Does anyone know which novel/short story this is?

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  • ChristieFanForLife ChristieFanForLife ✭✭✭✭
    edited August 2017
    Its in The Hollow when Dr. Christow, before taking off to the country for the weekend, allows his 9 year old daughter Zena to tell his fortune with some Tarot cards. This is when the death card is shown, a harbinger of what's to come. 


    “People in the dark are quite different, aren’t they?”  ― A Murder Is Announced 
  • CartoFanaticCartoFanatic Bradford Fan
    Thank you. I'll look this up. Though I'm sure that in the story I read, playing cards were used. But this instance of cartomancy is good too.
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