Characters
Roy Straitley (Male) , Teacher , English , Unmarried , Has spent thirty-four years teaching Latin at a prep school; has seen all kinds of boys come and go; adjusting to changes by the new headmaster, who happens to be a former pupil of his; wants to keep the school the way it is; afraid that new administration will force him to retire
John Harrington (Male) , Headmaster , Former pupil of Roy's; returns to his old prep school as the new headmaster
Genre
Fiction
Thriller
Mystery
Suspense
Topics
Psychopaths
Social outcasts
Teachers and students
Secrets
School
Headmasters
Bullying
Cold cases
Upper classes
Class conflict
Betrayal
Scandal
Child abuse
Teenage angst
Sexism
Setting
England - Europe
Time Period
2005 -- 21st century
1981 -- 20th century