This is one of Sgt. Beef's most interesting and perplexing cases. It involves a murder, but one in which no body can be found. Young Rogers announces to Beef and others assembled in a local pub that he has committed a murderathen takes his own life. But where is the victim? How did it happen? qI always supposed, q says Beef. qa murder case started with a corpse, and then you had to find out 'oo done it. This time we know 'oo's done it, but we can't find the corpse.qHe takes care to make friends with the Rector, and to support him rather lavishly in any appeal he may make. ... to associate with a Mr. Freeman who once lived at Long Highbury, would have a perfectly authentic passport ready for him. ... The office does not, except in certain cases, confirm details of birth, etc., given to them .
|Title||:||Case Without a Corpse|
|Publisher||:||Chicago Review Press - 1992-06-01|