Le Grand Fromage
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A Lesson in Dying
- By: Ann Cleeves
- Narrated by: Simon Mattacks
- Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
Who hanged the headmaster in the playground on the night of the school Hallowe'en party? Almost everyone in Heppleburn either hated or feared the viper-tongued Harold Medburn. Inspector Ramsay is convinced it was the headmaster's enigmatic wife, but Jack Robson, school governor and caretaker, is determined to prove her innocence. With the help of his restless, enthusiastic daughter, Patty, Jack digs into the secrets of Heppleburn, and uncovers a cesspit - of lies, adultery, blackmail and madness.
I didn't think I would like this book, but it surprised me.
- By Flint on 07-09-17
A Lesson Excellent Story Telling
This story pulls you in at every turn, seeming deceptively simple the plot is complex and intriguing throughout. And the narration captures the mood in a way that keeps you rooting for every character. That and an unexpected end makes this one of the really brilliant “who done it” novels.
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