Good-looking Marvin Rhudder came home from college on a long summer vacation. The day it ended he raped Rose Jukes... Thirteen years later, after a long series of sex crimes, he returns to Timbertown - wanted for murder. Some remembered him with hatred, some with love, but no one ever forgot Marvin. Hidden in the cliff caves of the dangerous southern coast, it would take an army to prise Marvin out - or maybe just Inspector Bonaparte... 


Arthur Upfield

(1890*-1964) English-Australian mystery writer, who roamed in his youth the sub-continent working as a boundary-rider, cattle-drover, rabbit-trapper and station-manager. Upfield's famous hero is the Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte (or 'Bony', as he is known in the books familiarly), the son of an unknown white man and an aborigine mother. Bony is a gentleman and genius of criminal science, who has an M.A. degree from Brisbane University. In his work Bony frequently faces race prejudices but wins them with his wit and smile. 

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