This novella -- a format rarely used by authors, but one that has great appeal nonetheless -- works as a simply presented whodunit that plays out in an unexpected manner. The storyline is, to be sure, a little thin here and there and goes off on seemingly unrelated tangents, but the credibly developed mystery plot offers a satisfactory and enjoyable puzzle to solve.
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