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Clifford Flush founded the Asterisk Club in Chelsea to provide a home for wrongfully acquitted murderers, being one himself. Unfortunately, there isn't room for Benjamin Cann, newly acquitted of murdering his mistress. So Flush arranges for Benjamin to be temporarily quartered next door. When Benjamin and a female member of the Asterisk Club turn up dead, the two households both have reason to avoid the police and dispose of the bodies . . ..