Plain Clothes and Sleuths
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Plain Clothes and Sleuths

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The detective is a familiar figure in British history. This work looks at famous cases such as the Ripper murders and the beginnings of the Special Branch and Detective Branch of Scotland Yard. This history covers various aspects of crime history, including the career of Jim 'the Penman' Saward, a notorious forger, and more.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 156 x 235 x 10mm | 460g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0752441868
  • 9780752441863
  • 1,736,622

About Stephen Wade

Stephen Wade is a crime historian and true crime writer. He is a member of The Police History Society and The Crime Writers' Association in Britain and has published several works on true crime/crime history, including The Torso in the Tank, Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Bradford and The A-Z of Yorkshire Murder, He teaches a module in Crime, Law and Order at the University of Hull, and a course in Writing Crime at the University of Oxford, School of Continuing Education.show more

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