When Clarence Clifton is murdered at a charity treasure hunt its organizer Professor Galloway believes he was the intended victim as they wore identical fancy dress. Daniel Walsh,whose father had recently been killed by a car driven by the professor's wife,Lady Margaret,is the chief suspect and disappears. Then Lady Margaret is killed,after sacking servant Thomas Dilcott,secret lover of her daughter Lucia. The villagers suspect Daniel but Father Brown looks closer to home for the solution. Written by
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Did You Know?
The condition that Lady Galloway and her daughter Lucia are suffering from which is hereditary, causes them to have difficulty reading, muddle left with right and write letters and numbers the wrong way round, is never named. However, it is almost certainly dyslexia, which produces all of these effects. See more
Prof. Galloway claims to have been "reading Derrida" when he was his daughter's age. Since this series is set in the early 1950s, and Derrida was born in 1930, this would have been impossible. See more