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The detective wore silk drawers.

Peter Lovesey

The detective wore silk drawers.

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Cribb, Sergeant (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Police -- England -- London -- Fiction,
    • London (England) -- Fiction

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.L89914 De, PR6062.O86 De
      The Physical Object
      Pagination187 p.
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5752908M
      ISBN 100333125789
      LC Control Number71030116
      OCLC/WorldCa207058


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About The Detective Wore Silk Drawers “A rich and unusual mystery, with suspense enough for the most confirmed addict.” —Los Angeles Times Pugilism, a brutal form of bare-knuckle boxing, is forbidden by law in late Victorian England, but Sergeant Cribb discovers evidence that it continues in secret, finding a corpse whose hands were “pickled” for fighting.

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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 bare-knuckle boxing. Cribb sends Constable Jago, the. item 3 The Detective Wore Silk Drawers by Lovesey, Peter Paperback Book The Fast Free - The Detective Wore Silk Drawers by Lovesey, Peter Paperback Book The Fast Free.

$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write. Detective Wore Silk Drawers, The by Peter Lovesey. Publication date Topics BBC Radio Drama, Saturday Night Theatre Language English. 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.

It is suspected that losing pugilists. The Detective Wore Silk Drawers is the second of the Sergeant Cribb stories and The detective wore silk drawers. book it possesses some charms of its own, it never gripped my imagination the way that Wobble to Death did. In part that reflects that this story’s setting and sporting theme, bare-knuckle boxing, is a little less strange and a little more familiar to us.

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Buy The Detective Wore Silk Drawers (Sergeant Cribb Mysteries) by Lovesey, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(20). 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. Desperate for in. “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.

Praise for The Detective Wore Silk Drawers “A gorgeous piece of period reconstruction All the details of pickling and purging, gymnastics and ‘coming up to scratch’ worked into an exciting plot.” —The Daily Telegraph “A rich and unusual mystery, with suspense enough for the most confirmed addict.” —Los Angeles Times/5().

The Detective Wore Silk Drawers Sergeant Cribb Mystery Series, Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook MB; Peter Lovesey (Author) Peter Lovesey is the author of more than thirty highly praised mystery novels.

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The Detective Wore Silk Drawers by Peter Lovesey starting at $ The Detective Wore Silk Drawers has 9 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The Detective Wore Silk Drawers () Plot. 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.

Strapping Constable Jago,the force's amateur boxing champion, poses as a boxer in. The Detective Wore Silk Drawers. Written by Peter Lovesey Review by Bruce Macbain. The second of Peter Lovesey’s Victorian mysteries (now reissued) plunges Sergeant Cribb and Constable Thackery into the underworld of bare-knuckled pugilism.

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Review: Peter Lovesey's second novel featuring Sergeant Cribb, The Detective Wore Silk Drawers, originally published in and newly reissued by Soho Press, is again a sports-themed mystery with the Victorian London detective investigating illegal bare-knuckle boxing.

Sergeant Cribb and his assistant Constable Thackery are called to investigate a headless. The Detective Wore Silk Drawers. Average rating: 3 out of 5 stars, based on 1 reviews 1 reviews.

Peter Lovesey. Walmart # $ $ 13 fighting is not my thing, so for that reason it was a bit of a punishment to slog through this book. I liked the non-fighting parts, and especially liked how the story ended, which is why I 3/5(1).

The Detective Wore Silk Drawers (), with John Rye as Cribb & John Hollis as Thackeray. A Case of Spirits (), with Barry Foster as Cribb & John Cater as Thackeray. Swing, Swing Together (), with Barry Foster as Cribb & John Cater as Thackeray.

Waxwork (), with Brian Cox as Cribb & John Cater as Thackeray. Peter Diamond novelsGenre: Detective fiction, Historical mystery. "A rich and unusual mystery, with suspense enough for the most confirmed addict." &#;Los Angeles TimesPugilism, a brutal form of bare-knuckle boxing, is forbidden by law in late Victorian England, but Sergeant Cribb discovers evidence that it continues in secret, finding a corpse whose hands wer.

The Sergeant Cribb book series by Peter Lovesey includes books Wobble To Death, The Detective Wore Silk Drawers, Abracadaver, and several more. See the complete Sergeant Cribb series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

The very first book I reviewed on this blog was The Detective Wore Silk Drawers, the previous novel in Peter Lovesey’s Victorian detective series featuring Sergeant Cribb and Constable uently I went back and reread the first book in the series, the wonderful Wobble to Death, and have been intending to return to the series for quite a while.

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