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125 Gower Street, 1882.
Queen Victoria may sit on the throne and Robert Peel's bobbies walk the street, but London is still haunted by the spectre of Spring-heeled Jack.
The demons of vice and poverty rule the capital: ruffian gangs, pickpockets, prostitutes and vagrants clog the streets with their iniquity.
But in one particular Gower Street residence - home to the famous personal investigator Sidney Grice - order presides.
Until, that is, the arrival of his ward March Middleton and the vicious Whitechapel murder that follows hard on her heels...
Set between the refined
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Produktbeschreibung
125 Gower Street, 1882.

Queen Victoria may sit on the throne and Robert Peel's bobbies walk the street, but London is still haunted by the spectre of Spring-heeled Jack.

The demons of vice and poverty rule the capital: ruffian gangs, pickpockets, prostitutes and vagrants clog the streets with their iniquity.

But in one particular Gower Street residence - home to the famous personal investigator Sidney Grice - order presides.

Until, that is, the arrival of his ward March Middleton and the vicious Whitechapel murder that follows hard on her heels...

Set between the refined buildings of Victorian Bloomsbury and the stinking streets of London's East End, The Mangle Street Murders is for those who like their crime original, atmospheric, and very, very funny.

Praise for THE MANGLE STREET MURDERS:

'Funny, fresh and sharply plotted ... Starring a detective duo to rival Holmes and Watson' GOODREADS.

'Kasasian's sparkling debut introduces a memorable new detective duo' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY.

'Grice and Middleton promise to become a positive treat' DAILY MAIL.

Read the whole series:
THE MANGLE STREET MURDERS
THE CURSE OF THE HOUSE OF FOSKETT.
DEATH DESCENDS ON SATURN VILLA.
THE SECRETS OF GASLIGHT LANE.
DARK DAWN OVER STEEP HOUSE.

  • Produktdetails
  • The Gower Street Detective Series 1
  • Verlag: Head of Zeus
  • Seitenzahl: 329
  • Erscheinungstermin: 27. Februar 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 198mm x 126mm x 27mm
  • Gewicht: 244g
  • ISBN-13: 9781781851869
  • ISBN-10: 1781851867
  • Artikelnr.: 39856624
Autorenporträt
Kasasian, M.R.C.§M.R.C. Kasasian was raised in Lancashire. He has had careers as varied as a factory hand, wine waiter, veterinary assistant, fairground worker and dentist. He is the author of the much loved Gower Street Detective series, five books featuring personal detective Sidney Grice and his ward March Middleton, as well as two other Betty Church mysteries, Betty Church and the Suffolk Vampire and The Room of the Dead. He lives with his wife, in Suffolk in the summer and in Malta in the winter.
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'One of the most delightful and original new novels of the year, this is the first in a series that could well become a cult. Grice and Middleton promise to become a positive treat. Catch them now' Daily Mail