The Case of Sonia Wayward Author:Michael Innes "Innes at his sardonic best." Newark News — Royalties from the facile novels of Sonia Wayward had supported Colonel Ffolliot Petticate, her hisband, in a matter to which he had become so happily accustomed that he could not bear to give it up. When Sonia accidently came to an untimely end, the Colonel unceremoniously dropped the lifeless lady int... more »o the English Channel and assumed her literary duties, hopefully convinced that no one would ever be the wiser.
The optimistic Colonel's slightly addled plan goes quickly out of control as he begins his desperate literary impersonation. Revealing a magnificent flair for bungling, the Colonel soon finds himself sinking under the weight of his gigantic ruse. Hilarity and suspense reach an unprecedented peak as this tale of grand deception twists toward an ironic end.
Authors other works: Lament for a Maker and Hamlet, Revenge!« less