When Clifford Benbow paid a bargee to kill his wife's lover, he did not allow for the hit-man's inexperience precipitating a murder inquiry. The grim landscape of the industrialized Midlands of the 1930s reflects a grimmer justice in this first novel.
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David Armstrong was born in Birmingham in 1946. After leaving school at fifteen, he worked as a salesman, building labourer and lorry-driver, and sold books to the British Forces in Germany. In 1974, after taking an English degree at the University of Wales, Cardiff, he began teaching at a college of further education in Shropshire. He has two grown-up children and lives in the Welsh Borders. ‘Thought for the Day’ is his fourth novel.
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Book Description London, England, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0006479685