The detective and the officer were on the jetty of Dieppe harbour.
Fenders were lowered, and the sloop slid gently to the jetty side.
The end of the jetty; and here in one step more the end of life; the end of everything.
Under their feet the jetty sounded like a drum in the quiet night.
Before we could come up to him he turned about and walked in front of us in the direction ...