The Scapegoat Author:Daphne duMaurier They stood before a mirror. Jean, the Frenchman, and John, the Englishman, were as alike as identical twins. Amazed, they had dinner together in the small provincial town, and ate and talked and drank. — During the evening, John was drugged. The Frenchman took his baggage and papers and left his double to assume the life he no longer wanted, t... more »he responsibilities he could no longer face.
The next morning, John awoke in a strange hotel with the clothes and identification papers of the other man. While he was still puzzling about what had happened to him, a chauffeur arrived to take "Monsieur le Comte" back to his chateau.
John was no longer a professor in an English university. He was the Count de Gue!« less