Yes, they usually are pretty fantastic when you're only looking through the windows. Not very nice to be inside that house though, is it.
I had much of the same thing throughout that M. He was so charming in public - a moody, critical, horrible troll behind closed doors.
I don't know whose bubble I didn't want to burst, theirs or mine.
Fraudsters and serial killers throughout history have usually been known to be fine, upstanding citizens. Just sayin'.