A civil servant in the Cabinet Office, Brian Jessel is asked to re-open the case of a predecessor who died in the 1970s, apparently by suicide.
As he investigates the case he discovers what really happened - and the reader learns about Brian's own troubled life.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 03/07/2000
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571204342