The Breaking Point Author:Daphne DuMaurier Every Sunday afternoon James Fenton and his wife took their usual walk - the pattern never changed. Until, one Sunday, Fenton reached the breaking point and something suddenly clicked in his brain: "Now, at this minute," he thought, "one gesture of mine mind change someone's future. Theft, fire, faces smashed in...murder." — So Fenton chose No. 8... more » Boulting Street as a starting point for the greatest adventure in his life. He rang the bell, a young woman answered, and Fenton had the impulse to say, "I have come to strangle you." Instead, he took off his hat and smiled. "Do you rent rooms?" he asked.
James Fenton is just one of the men and women pushed to their breaking point in this masterpiece of the macabre.« less