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# The Best Man to Die # Ruth Rendell # Arrow edition, 1981 (originallly published 1969) # #This book was typed onto the computer by #Julie Clarke in the Dept. Electronics and Computer Science #IT HAS NOT BEEN THOROUGHLY CHECKED #AGAINST THE ORIGINAL #Arrow have NOT given permission for this work # #Markup is COCOA - A for author, T for title, C for chapter # #Sebastian Rahtz January 6 1987 #Computer Science #University #Southampton S09 5NH #0703 559122 ext 2435 #e-mail spqr@uk.ac.soton.cm ################################################### <T The Best Man To Die> <A Ruth Rendell> <C 1> Jack Pertwee was getting married in the morning and the Kingsmarkham and District Darts Club were in the Dragon to give him what George Carter called a send-off. 'I don't like the sound of that, George,' said Jack. 'I'm getting married, not buried.' 'It comes to the same thing.' 'Thanks very much. I'll buy you another drink for that.' He moved up to the bar but the darts club chairman in . . .