The Man In The Net Is A Taut And Well Crafted Example Of Patrick Quentin Mystery Thriller Quentin Typically Sets Up An Unexpected Scenario Or Unusual Premise And This Is Than Fulfilled In This Novel.John Hamilton Left His Lucrative Job With A New York Advertising Agency To Move To The Country And Try His Hand At Painting His First Show Is Not A Success And He Is Under Some Pressure From His Wife, Linda, To Return To The City To Make Some Money Linda Is Having Increasing Difficulty Coping With The Dullness Of Life In The Country And Has Succumbed To Alcoholism, Although She Is Able To Keep This Completely Secret From Everybody Except John.So When John Returns From A Business Trip To Find His Paintings Slashed And Linda Missing, Later To Be Found Dead, He Cannot Prove How Unstable And Violent She Had Become And The Suspicions Of The Locals Put Him Firmly In The Frame For Her Murder.
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- The Man in the Net
- Patrick Quentin
- 20 September 2017 Patrick Quentin