It seems the real Fletcher was far from the gentleman he pretended to be. When Ernest Fletcher is found bludgeoned to death in his study, everyone is shocked and mystified : Ernest was well-liked and respected, so who would have a motive for killing him?Enter Superintendent Hannasyde who, with consummate skill, begins to uncover the complexities of Fletcher's life. There is, in fact, no shortage of people who wanted him dead. , Then, a second murder is committed, with striking similarities to the first, giving a grotesque twist to a very unusual case. .
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