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This is an excellent book, however with one deficiency
on 12 October 2016
This is an excellent book, however with one deficiency: it was written in 1988 and the situation has since developed. James Fox comes to the conclusion at the end of the book that the murderer of Lord Erroll was in fact the jilted husband of Lord Erroll's girlfriend, Sir Jock Delves Broughton. The book is well written and very explanatory and proof certainly is there to underline this supposition. What however did seem strange to me was that one of the contributors to the book, a lawyer named Kaplan, was in 1969 suddenly put under pressure from an unknown source to recover the information he'd given to the two authors a month before; and that almost 30 years after the murder had taken place. This of course just doesn't fit in with the simple murder theory caused by jealousy when all the main persons involved had already long since died; so something was obviously foul here.
However, as a basis to understand the local situation at this time, this book is definitely worth reading. But having read it, the next book to read is "The Life and Death of Lord Erroll" by Errol Trzebinski, written in year 2000, which contains information given to her by persons involved with the murder, just before they died and also including British ex-secret agents. This additional information provided, allows Trzebinski to more or less prove that the murder, which included the assistance of the jilted husband, was instigated by British Intelligence to remove Lord Erroll. And this after he had become a right-wing danger during the Second World War and also being possibly connected to other murders and deaths at this time and later even including the murder of Rudolf Hess a few years ago. Both books taken together are really worth reading.