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The Wychford Poisoning Case (Roger Sheringham Cases, #2) Mrs Bentley is on remand waiting to be tried for poisoning her husband John Bentley Roger Sheringham, on no very definite evidence, believes her to be innocent even though he hasn t met any of the people involved in the case He travels to Wychford with a friend who has a cousin living in the town to do some investigation himself in an attempt to clear Mrs Bentley s name.It soon becomes clear that there are several people who just might have committed the crime and all of whom have motives for Mrs Bentley is on remand waiting to be tried for poisoning her husband John Bentley Roger Sheringham, on no very definite evidence, believes her to be innocent even though he hasn t met any of the people involved in the case He travels to Wychford with a friend who ha 2nd Roger Sheringham Novel. 2.5 stars actually.Although it was a jolly ol mystery the scenes with the niece were quite irritating Dash it all , she was an unnecessary prop that wasn t given any depth of character or modicum of intellect and frankly, both Roger and Alex were downright mean to her The scene where he is spanking her and her dad just ignores it, feels terribly wrong even just to read through.No explanation is gi Ah, another Sheringham novel..This time Berkeley gave us his commentary on British law He commented that the innocent until proven guilty thing, doesn t exactly ring true as the words said It was, actually, quite the contrary Why not When a case is in the public interest, public opinion seems to have decided that the accused party is indeed guilty The until proven guilty part makes people focused in trying to prove the guilt of the accused, opening a window for confirmation bias which iron Ah, another Sheringham novel..This time Berkeley gave us his commentary on British law He commented that the innocent until proven guilty thing, doesn t exactly ring true as the words said It was, actually, quite the contrary Why not When a case is in the public interest, public opinion seems to have decided that the accused party is indeed guilty The until proven guilty part makes people focused in trying to prove the guilt of the accused, opening a window for confirmation bias which ironically has been affecting Roger Sheringhamoften than he could remember.As the title suggest, it was a case of poisoning Mr Bentley died apparently from arsenic poisoning His wife immediately step in the spotlight as a suspect All the evidence found points to her Public seems to had made their decision whether Mrs Bentley is innocent or not But not Roger, he seeks to be on the defense side trying to build a theory in favo Roger Sheringham, best selling novelist, man about town and occasional amateur detective, decides that a young woman accused of poisoning her husband is innocent Why he feels this way is not made clear it appears to be a kind of contrarian thinking As a matter of fact, Sheringham never meets the prisoner, never writes to her or consults her in any way He conducts his investigation by getting himself and his best friend invited to stay with said best friend s relatives, who live in the town w Roger Sheringham, best selling novelist, man about town and occasional amateur detective, decides that a young woman accused of poisoning her husband is innocent Why he feels this way is not made clear it appears to be a kind of contrarian thinking As a matter of fact, Sheringham never meets the prisoner, never writes to her or consults her in any way He conducts his investigation by getting himself and his best friend invited to stay with said best friend s relatives, who live in the town where the poisoning occurred By insinuating himself with the family and friends of the murder victim, he figures out thatthan one person would have had a motive to do away with the unpleasant Mr Bentley his two brothers, who stood to gain financially from his death, a discarded mist

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