Ellen Mallam is found dead in a submerged car belonging to Hector Blackstone,on whose estate her father Billy works. Bacchus is instantly hostile as Hector's spoiler son James is known for drunk driving and,whilst Hector is affable,his aristocratic wife Alethea is a dreadful snob with whom Bacchus crosses swords. James has a cut on his forehead and seems upset by the death. Bacchus theorizes that he left Ellen to die, but Gently is less certain. One thing of which he is assured,however, is that the aristocracy will always hold sway. Written by
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The names of John Profumo and Christine Keeler refer to the 1963 Profumo Affair that rocked the British government. John Profumo, the Secretary of State for War in Harold Macmillan's government, and Christine Keeler, an aspiring 19-year model. The revelation forced his resignation and a widening scandal which resulted in the defeat of the Conservative Party in the 1964 elections. See more
How many times have these people got a free pass just because they won the pools on the day they were born?
Is that what you think of me... somebody who knows his place?
These people have been farting in our faces for centuries, and now we don't have to take it anymore... and here is my guv'nor callin' this stuck-up cow, "Your Ladyship."
References The Wizard of Oz
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