The Long Arm of the Law


"Tired of newspaper headlines that accuse cops of malfeasance or worse? Veteran editor Edwards has the perfect antidote: 15 reprints of stories from 1908 to 1966 showing English police officers at (generally) their most sterling." -- Kirkus Reviews In classic British crime fiction, dazzling detective work is often the province of a brilliant amateur--whereas the humble police detective cuts a hapless figure. The twelve stories collected here strike a blow for the professionals, with teasing mysteries to challenge a ...

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The Long Arm of the Law
2018, Poisoned Pen Press

ISBN-13: 9781464209062

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