Murder in Venice Author:Thomas Sterling (Original title The Evil of the Day) — "Old Friend: — I have known for some time that my life was about to close...A poor man may die peacefully but a man of means may have no suck simple comforts. Too often his last hours are tortured by the distribution he must make of his all too extensive property...A man without relatives would give much for... more » the warm hand of a friend during these days, and it is for this reason that I write. If it is at all possible, I beg you to visit me before the end..."
The letter was signed Cecil Fox and postmarked Venice.
Three people, in widely separated parts of the world, received it. And thus the game of murder began.« less