The final unfinished novel by Charles Dickens leaving the identity of the murderer unresolved. The story is set in Cloisterham, a disguised Rochester. Drood's uncle, John Jasper is in love with Rosa Bud. Miss Bud, Drood's fiancée, has also caught the eye of the high-spirited and hot-tempered Neville Landless, who comes from Ceylon with his twin sister, Helena. Landless and Drood take an instant dislike to one another. Drood later disappears under mysterious circumstances.