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A scream in Soho / John G. Brandon ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards.

By: Brandon, John G. (John Gordon), 1879-1941.
Contributor(s): Edwards, Martin, 1955-.
Series: Brittish Library Crime Classics: Publisher: London : The British Library, [2014]Description: 254 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780712357456.Subject(s): Mystery and detective fictionDDC classification: 823 Summary: "'For a scream in the early hours of the morning in Soho, even from a female throat, to stop dead in his tracks a hard-boiled constable, it had to be something entirely out of the ordinary.' Soho during the blackouts of the Second World War. When a piercing scream rends the air and a bloodied knife is found, Detective Inspector MacCarthy is soon on the scene. He must move through the dark, seedy Soho underworld - peopled by Italian gangsters, cross-dressing German spies and glamorous Austrian aristocrats - as he attempts to unravel the connection between the mysterious Madame Rohner and the theft of secret anti-aircraft defence plans." - copac
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Fiction FIC BRA (Browse shelf) Checked out 18/07/2019

Originally published in 1940.

"'For a scream in the early hours of the morning in Soho, even from a female throat, to stop dead in his tracks a hard-boiled constable, it had to be something entirely out of the ordinary.' Soho during the blackouts of the Second World War. When a piercing scream rends the air and a bloodied knife is found, Detective Inspector MacCarthy is soon on the scene. He must move through the dark, seedy Soho underworld - peopled by Italian gangsters, cross-dressing German spies and glamorous Austrian aristocrats - as he attempts to unravel the connection between the mysterious Madame Rohner and the theft of secret anti-aircraft defence plans." - copac

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