Insp. Ghote of the Bombay police has been relegated to antipickpocket patrol where he promptly gets himself into one of those fearful fixes which are equally the product of his faults and his virtues.
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H. R. F. Keating was born at St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex, in 1926. He went to Merchant Taylors, leaving early to work in the engineering department of the BBC. After a period of service in the army, which he describes as 'totally undistinguished', he went to Trinity College, Dublin, where he became a scholar in modern languages. He was also the crime books reviewer for "The Times" for fifteen years. His first novel about Inspector Ghote, "The Perfect Murder", won the Gold Dagger of the Crime Writers Association and an Edgar Allen Poe Special Award.
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Book Description Penguin, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140041613