Home / English / Why had Framton Nuttel come to the “rural retreat”? English Why had Framton Nuttel come to the “rural retreat”? Posted on30/09/202219/09/2022 Updated on19/09/2022 Franton Nuttel had come to the “rural retreat” for the cure of his troubled nerves. Related posts: Why did his sister give letters of introduction to people living there? What had happened in the Sappleton family as narrated by the niece? What did Mrs. Sappleton say about the open window? The horror on the girl’s face made Framton swing around his seat. What did he see?