By E. R. Braithwaite
Identical twins Jack and Dave Bennett take pleasure in not anything larger than a rowdy evening out in London—listening to scorching jazz, hoisting a number of pints, flirting with women . . . after which completing off the night via roughing up a stranger. yet one evening they ambush the incorrect sufferer, a tender black guy who fights again. unexpectedly bottles holiday and a knife is drawn, and whilst it’s over, Jack stumbles domestic alone—only to evoke the following morning to find his brother’s mattress empty and policemen on the door.
The police are investigating a deadly automobile coincidence that left humans lifeless, their our bodies burned past acceptance. one of many lifeless used to be it appears the car’s proprietor, a tender black health care professional, however the merely clue to the second one corpse’s id is a knife engraved with Dave Bennett’s identify and tackle. And no phrases are spoken of a guy discovered slain in an alley at the different facet of city. together with his lifestyles brutally upended, Jack unearths that his look for solutions is drawing him toward the lifeless doctor’s appealing sister, Michelle, and inflicting him to query every thing he’s ever believed approximately race, justice, kinfolk, and the violent city international round him.
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