‘These days is right,’ said Briggs. ‘But I’m lucky I am. I’ve got a strong young fellow to work for me. A couple of boys, too, but they’re not much good. Most of these boys and young men won’t come and do this sort of work. All for going into factories, they are, or white collars and working in an office. Don’t like to get their hands soiled with a bit of honest earth. But I’m lucky, as I say. I’ve got a good man working for me as come and offered himself.’
‘Recently?’ said Inspector Kelsey.
‘Beginning of the term,’ said Briggs. ‘Adam, his name is. Adam Goodman.’
I bet Christie had fun with the names in this book.