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John Farndon, a teacher at a public school, is bored with his French wife Monique and infatuated with the assistant matron Belinda.
He plans to kill Monique, but from the moment John is about to pull the trigger the action jumps to a trial. But the trial is not John’s – and Monique is still alive. John has been shot in the back of the head …
‘Neatly written, convincing’Financial Times
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