When young Drood mysteriously disappears from his quiet cathedral town of Cloisterham, foul play seems certain. The prime suspect, John Jasper, Edwin's uncle, frequents opium dens and conceals a secret passion beneath his church choir respectability. Who did it?...Continua
Excellent story. Sadly, Dickens' last. The edition I have (which is not listed, so I chose a paperback of comparable quality) contained Dickens' notes about the eventual out-come of the plot. Too brief a treat, as the saying goes.