The Desperate People

Francis Durbridge

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02 February 2012
9781447215158
198 pages
Synopsis

Rex Holt — a nice lad, carefree, brimming with over-confidence, is found dead in a hotel room out in the country. It appears to have been suicide but Philip Holt is convinced that his brother has been murdered; and his conviction brings him up against those who cheat, who rob, who go to the utmost lengths to achieve their aim — the desperate people to whom murder is one of the norms of life..