(From the publisher):
A visit to a Causton Amateur Dramatic Society production is not Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby's idea of good entertainment, but loyalty to his wife prevails. And when the leading man takes his role too much to heart in a gruesome final act, Tom finds his professional skills are called upon.
Original title: Death of a Hollow Man
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural