A member of an artistic co-operative is murdered in a brutal fashion and every one of his recent pictures are destroyed. When the local gallery manager reveals that he is producing an art book of the murdered man’s work and that he has digital photographs of the missing work, he too is attacked, but due to an interruption survives.
Following this attack the injured man decides to solve the murder which he does with the help of his beautiful assistant and, unknown to him, their animals.
This book is a fusion of the ‘gentle’ style of classical English murders with the modern cozy mystery genre.
Now that elocution is no longer included in the school curriculum,.students morph into adults with scant inclination to think about proper grammar before opening their mouths. While newspapers still maintain the standards stressed by scholars of yore, radio and television are awash with performers and guests who blithely murder the King’s English..