The Case of Sonia Wayward Author:Michael Innes Royalties from the facile novels of Sonia Wayward had supported Colonel Ffolliot Petticate, her husband, in a manner to which he had become so happily accustomed that he could not bear to give it up. When Sonia accidentally came to an untimely end, the Colonel unceremoniously dropped the lifeless lady into the English Channel and assumed her lit... more »erary 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 magnificient flair for bungling, the Colonel soon finds himself sinking under the weight of his gigantic ruse. Hilarity and suspense reach and unprecedented peak as this tale of grand deception twists toward and ironic end.« less