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Released June 29, 1995
ISBN 978-0140242300

£250.00

A novel by the author of "The Marx Sisters" that explores the themes of health and corruption, both physical and moral. It features Detective Sergeant Kathy Kolla and Detective Chief Inspector Brock. Frustrated by her second-rate duties, Kolla is keen to investigate an unnatural death.

Book Condition & Notes

8vo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gold. Original colour illustrated dust-jacket. Author's signature to title page in black ink. A fine copy in a fine dust-jacket.

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Barry Maitland

Barry Maitland is the author of the acclaimed Brock and Kolla series of crime mystery novels, which are set in London, where Barry grew up after his family moved there.

Barry studied architecture at Cambridge University, and went on to work as an architect in the UK, then took a PhD in urban design at the University of Sheffield, where he also taught and wrote a number of books on architecture and urban design. In 1984 he moved to Australia to head the architecture school at the University of Newcastle in New South Wales, and held that position until 2000. He now writes fiction full time, and lives in the Hunter Valley, Australia.

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Book Condition & Notes

8vo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gold. Original colour illustrated dust-jacket. Author's signature to title page in black ink. A fine copy in a fine dust-jacket.

Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.