A disgraced college lecturer is found murdered with �5,000 in his pocket on a disused railway line near his home. Since being dismissed from his job for sexual misconduct four years previously, he has been living a poverty-stricken and hermit-like existence in this isolated spot.
The suspects range from several individuals at the college where he used to teach to a woman who knew the victim back in the early '70s at Essex University, then a hotbed of political activism. When Banks receives a warning to step away from the case, he realises there is much more to the mystery than meets the eye - for there are plenty more skeletons to come out of the closet . . .
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- publication date: 15/08/2013
- ID: 9781848949065
- book language: en
- publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
- publisher imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
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