By E. R. Braithwaite
Identical twins Jack and Dave Bennett get pleasure from not anything higher than a rowdy evening out in London—listening to scorching jazz, hoisting a number of pints, flirting with ladies . . . after which completing off the night by means of roughing up a stranger. yet one evening they ambush the incorrect sufferer, a tender black guy who fights again. all of sudden bottles holiday and a knife is drawn, and while it’s over, Jack stumbles domestic alone—only to evoke the subsequent morning to find his brother’s mattress empty and policemen on the door.
The police are investigating a deadly vehicle coincidence that left humans lifeless, their our bodies burned past popularity. one of many useless used to be it seems that the car’s proprietor, a tender black general practitioner, however the in simple terms clue to the second one corpse’s identification is a knife engraved with Dave Bennett’s identify and handle. And no phrases are spoken of a guy came across slain in an alley at the different aspect of city. together with his lifestyles brutally upended, Jack reveals that his look for solutions is drawing him in the direction of the useless doctor’s attractive sister, Michelle, and inflicting him to query every thing he’s ever believed approximately race, justice, relations, and the violent city international round him.
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