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The Mangle Street murders

The Mangle Street murders

Kasasian, M. R. C., author

Gower Street, London, 1882: Sidney Grice, London's most famous personal detective, is expecting a visitor. He drains his fifth pot of morning tea, and glances outside, where a young, plain woman picks her way between the piles of horse-dung towards his front door. Sidney Grice shudders. For heaven's sake - she is wearing brown shoes. March Middleton is Sidney Grice's ward, and she is determined to help him on his next case. Her guardian thinks women are too feeble for detective work, but when a grisly murder in the slums proves too puzzling for even Sidney Grice's encyclopaedic brain, March Middleton turns out to be rather useful after all

Paperback, Book. English. Crime. Detective and mystery stories.
Published London: Head of Zeus, 2014

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Details

Statement of responsibility: by M.R.C. Kasasian
ISBN: 1781851867, 9781781851869
Physical Description: 336 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: London (England) History 20th century Fiction.

Author note

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 also the author of The Curse of the House of Foskett and Death Descends on Saturn Villa.

Reviews

'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.||'Kasasian's sparkling debut introduces a memorable new detective duo.' Publishers Weekly.||'Funny, fresh and sharply plotted... starring a detective duo to rival Holmes and Watson.' Goodreads.