A young couple celebrate their relationship over a meal in a city centre restaurant. He is the son of a successful Asian Moslem businessman. She is a bright English girl, involved with the media.
They speed off into the city underpass. Their car smashes lethally into the concrete wall.
Who was responsible? A jilted lover? A racist?
This is Birmingham, September 1999.
David Jeffery is a solicitor who knows both families. Dismissing the obvious suspect, he searches for the truth.
David takes us with him for 10 days. He is an interesting companion, open about his thoughts and feelings, but not insisting on our immediate attention. He covers Christianity, Islam, and American coffee shops in England, the point of sermons, the ethics of air fresheners, and much more.
David is a practising Christian. He finds himself planning a dramatic funeral. His faith and sexual fidelity come under pressure as never before.
David keeps investigating until the truth comes out.
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