Morris Duckworth teaches English to the pampered wealthy of Verona, and Morris isn't happy. residing a meager lifestyles in a squalid house, he regards his privileged scholars with envy and disdain, first wreaking revenge by way of petty robbery, after which, like every strong criminals, graduating to grander larceny. while a kind of scholars, a stunning yet vapid heiress named Massimina, falls in love with him, Morris can nearly scent upward mobility. notwithstanding, after the girl's mothermuch to his chagrinunequivocally forbids her from seeing him, he hits upon an ideal scheme: he convinces the besotted lady to run off with him, then sends ransom notes to her relations. Following a daunting common sense, Morris's subversions develop into deeper and darker. quickly occasions are spiraling with eerie momentum right into a nightmare of deception and violence.
The first novel in what has turn into the Duckworth in Verona trilogy, Cara Massimina is a comic book mystery that might go away readers giggling out loud in mortified delight.
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