(From the publisher):
"Driver, Fat Bastard, Pissed"
Three old men died on a stormy November night: one by deliberate violence, one in a road accident and one by an unknown cause.
Inspector Pascoe was called in to investigate the first death, but when the dying words of the accident victim suggested that a drunken Superintendent Dalziel had been behind the wheel, the integrity of the entire Mid-Yorkshire constabulary was called into question.
Helped by the bright but wayward Detective-Constable Seymour, hindered by "Maggie's Moron", the half-witted Constable Hector, Peter Pascoe entered the twilight and vulnerable world of the senior citizen - to discover that the beckoning darkness at the end of the tunnel held few comforts...
Original title: Exit Lines
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural