BY RUTH RENDELL
A man called Maurice had got two stories with different women.
One was his ex- couple and the other was Patricia, his new love.
But he returned to his firsthome to take his belongings
He wanted to send his things to Patricia as a present.
He was in London with Betsy, his ex couple and he had to send everything to Australia where Patricia lived andwhere he had met her when he was working for a year.
He had gone to work and he had left Betsy with promises of coming back and love but it was not true.
So, Betsy was really angry with him when he cameback home but he didn´t want any kind of argument and he didn´t answer her.
Although, They fought a lot and in one morning while he was packing and preparing to travel Betsy drove mad and hit himwith a lamp on his forehead many times. He fell down and died
He had written a note in the box full of his things to Patricia and Betsy wanted to send it to her but instead of sending her all theornaments and cuttlery, she put the dead man inside . So, when the men who had to carry the box appeared at 10 o´clock, they sent the box to Australia with the note and the terrible thing inside …that said “ for Patricia”
SHE WAS A WOMAN IN LOVE WITH MAURICVE, SHE WAS ALONE AND SHE WAS FURIOUS BECAUSE HIS COUPLE HAD ABANDONED HER FOR ANOTHER WOMAN AND HE HAD LEFT HERALONE WITH PROMISES OF COMING BACK.
SHE WAS DESPERATED AND CRAZY ABOUT HIM.SHE DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TO DO TO HAVE HIM AGAIN BUT WHEN SHE STARTED TO HATE HIM, SHE TOOK THE MOST TERRIBLE DECISION AND KILLEDHIM.
HE WAS AN UNLOYAL MAN, VERY SELFISH AND A LIAR ( MENTIROSO) .
HE WAS CRUEL WITH BETSY AND HE ONLY THOUGHT ABOUT HIM AND HIS NEW LOVE, PATRICIA.
SHE WAS A WOMAN INLOVE, MAY BE SHE DIDN’T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT MAURICE AND BETSY AS A COUPLE. OR PERHAPS SHE DIDN´T CARE ABOUT MAURICE´S PAST.
AND AT THE MOMENT WHEN SHE RECEIVED THE PRESENT SHE WOULD FEEL TERRIBLE TO...