Set in Oxford (home to more murders per capita than any other city on the planet, it seems) in 1985, a student and wealthy heiress is found with her throat cut in the rooms of a college tutor.
Fred Herzog’s images in Modern Color were created over 50 years ago and still have the power to stop you in your tracks.
Every generation spawns a handful of academics who become public intellectual rock stars resonating across a broad swath of social concerns far beyond their specific specializations.
It’s become something of a cottage industry for publishers in recent times to take an address that a noted personage gives to a respected college or university and slap it between hard covers to se
“a taut, tight, fast-moving thriller with a plethora of intriguing characters.”