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- DescriptionIn the year 1888, London is horrified by a series of brutal killings. All the victims are discovered in the same district, Whitechapel, and all are prostitutes. But they aren't the only murders to perplex the brains of Scotland Yard; in Brighton, psychical researcher Edmund Gurney is also found dead. Foremost among the Yard's top men is the young Inspector Sholto Lestrade and it is to his lot that the unsolved cases of a deceased colleague fall; cases that include the murder of Martha Tabram, formerly a prostitute from Whitechapel - and the death of Gurney. Leaving stone unturned, Lestrade investigates with his customary expertise and follows the trail to the mir public school of Rhadegund Hall. It is his intention to question the Reverend Algern Spooner. What he finds is murder. As the Whitechapel murders increase in number, so do those at the school. What is the connection between them all? To add to his troubles, Lestrade is hampered by the parallel investigations of that great detective Sherlock Holmes. Who is the murderer of Rhadegund, and is he also the man they call Jack? 'Barrowloads of nineteenth century history... If you like your humour chirpy, you'll find this sings.'
- Author BiographyM J Trow is a crime writer, historian and biographer who for many years doubled as a history teacher. Now retired, he is the author of three successful crime fiction series - Lestrade, Maxwell and Kit Marlowe, the latest written in collaboration with his wife. He lives in the Isle of Wight, and as well as writing lectures on cruise ships has appeared many times on television in historical and crime documentaries.
- Author(s)M. J. Trow
- PublisherThistle Publishing
- Date of Publication18/05/2013
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintThistle Publishing
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight363 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine14 mm
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