A school reunion goes horribly wrong...
A superb classic crime novel from a master of the genre.
'Compton has been one of Britain's most original and consistent novelists since the late Sixties, but he has never received the attention he deserves...Compton's prose is fine-tuned, his human insights sharp, and his narrative pace filled with the weird synchronicities and dissonances of how violent things usually happen' INDEPENDENT
Hating his brother and bitter not having attended a private school, Boyce is planning to impersonate his brother at the school's centenary celebration.
Unfortunately, Boyce did not know his brother's best friend, Ben Anderson, and mystery writer and would-be detective, is also going to the event. And after Anderson arrives for the celebration, two deaths occur at the school...