A Dalziel and Pascoe crime thriller in which Pascoe's dentist airs his concerns about the unwholesome films being shown at the Calliope Club, and then the cinema is wrecked and its elderly owner is murdered. From the author of KILLING THE LAWYERS, THE WOOD BEYOND, PICTURES OF PERFECTION and BORN GUILTY.
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'Few writers in the genre today have Hill's gifts: formidable intelligence, quick humour, compassion and a prose style that blends elegance and grace' Donna Leon, Sunday Times
'The finest male English contemporary crime writer' Val McDermid
'Reginald Hill's novels are really dances to the music of time, his heroes and villains interconnecting, their stories intertwining'
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'One of Britain’s most consistently excellent crime novelists.' (The Times)
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Book Description Collins Crime, 1978. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP74849899
Book Description Collins Crime, 1978. Book Condition: Fine. General wear to boards with lean to spine, content may have some small marks, solidly bound, DJ has been laminated to boards, missing front endpaper. Ex Library Book with stamps/labels, etc, Reading Copy. Bookseller Inventory # 9999-9996450506
Book Description Collins / Crime Club, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 1st printing. 3.75£ publisher's price present on the dust jacket or book. Visually checked for defects and deviations -- Found: general edge-wear ~ name in ink on the front free end page. Bookseller Inventory # KB3250
Book Description Collins Crime, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st uk edition. The Dust Jacket Price Clipped. The Dust Jacket Has Some Small Tears And Worn Outer Edges. No Gift Inscription Or Remainder Mark. First End Paper Has Some Surface Tears Near The Top Right Corner. Boards Have A Slight Bent. First Uk Edition 1978.We ship from the USA and Canada. Bookseller Inventory # 037573
Book Description Collins Crime Club, 1982. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Red boards with gilt titles to the spine. Nice square binding. Clean Pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped. Second impression. Signed by the author to the title page. Jacket is now in a removable protective cover. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 4009
Book Description Collins Crime Club, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First edition, first impression of a scarce Dalziel and Pascoe novel. Both book and dustwrapper are in excellent condition. The book is Fine, tightly bound in clean and sharp Mars-red boards, presenting as unread. Free of markings with crisp, untoned pages; tiny bump to the centre of the head of the spine. The unclipped dustwrapper (£3.75 stated) is crisp and bright, the red colouring exhibiting no fading at all. The flaps and white panel to the rear are unmarked. There's a tiny amount of wear to the edges, most noticeably in three very small chips to the head of the spine and wearing with colour loss to the tip of the bottom front corner. There is a 1.6cm slit to the surface (but not through - is if lightly scored by a Stanley knife) by the rear fold, and the same at 4mm long to the front. There is a light ripple 2cm long near the top front spine corner - barely noticeable in a removable, archival-quality Brodart protective cover. All orders are sent carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and sturdy cardboard. Bookseller Inventory # H23
Book Description Collins, London, 1978 First Edition. Hardback. Dust Jacket. London, 1978, 1978. 8vo. From the Donald Rudd collection of detective fiction. First edition, first impression. ISBN: 0002316439Pages: 264 Slight rubbing at edges; Fine in near fine jacket. Excellent condition. No inscriptions, not price-clipped. Bookseller Inventory # A96965
Book Description Collins [for] the Crime Club, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. hardback book and unclipped dust jacket in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 29730