The detective wore silk drawers by Peter Lovesey

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Published by Mysterious Press in London .

Written in English

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StatementPeter Lovesey.
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Open LibraryOL14908594M
ISBN 100099560704
OCLC/WorldCa220742556

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Kindle Store /5(14). The Detective Wore Silk Drawers by Peter Lovesey adapted by Geoffrey M. Matthews A young constable is infiltrated into the seedy and shady world of barefist pugilism in late Victorian England in a police attempt to solve some murder mysteries.

Forbidden in Victorian England, the grim and violent world of bare-knuckle fighting has gone underground. So when a headless body is found floating in the Thames, his hands “pickled” for fighting, Sergeant Cribb knows he is facing a challenge.

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[Peter Lovesey] -- Sergeant Cribb finds himself immersed in the world of nineteenth-century pugilism, investigating a ring promoting the dangerous, illegal sport of. “The Detective Wore Silk Drawers will establish the Historical Thriller as securely as Mrs Christie established her own particular brand of whodunit.” Whitefriar, Smith’s Trade News “A gorgeous piece of period reconstruction all the details of pickling and purging, gymnastics and ‘coming up to scratch’ worked into an exciting.

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From the states of their bodies they have been involved in bare-knuckled fighting. So Cribb is disguised as a fight manager - promoter/10(1). The Detective Wore Silk Drawers (Sergeant Cribb, book 2) by Peter Lovesey - book cover, description, publication history.

One of the early books in the Peter Diamond series written by author Peter Lovesey is titled as ‘Diamond Solitaire’.

This book was released in the year by the Soho Crime publication. In this book, it is shown that Peter Diamond gets fired from the police department on the charges of insubordination.

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Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. When headless male corpses are found floating in the river the common link is scarred hands,which points to them having taken part in illegal bare-knuckle boxing.

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