The Postmaster of Market Deignton
by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Number of pages: 385
Mr Norman Scott is a young, distinguished physician with a busy practice in London. He is called to visit a patient, Mr Humphrey Deignton, in the country, who suffers from gout. Dr. Scott has been smitten by Lord Deignton's lovely wife, Cora. Lord Deignton is murdered. Dr Scott is suspected, but the Postmaster of Market Deignton is accused, and ends up a lonely, bitter, impoverished man.
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