This isn't the London mystery readers have come to know since the days of Collins and A Conan Doyle--it's london today, the...

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DEATH IN DIAMONDS

This isn't the London mystery readers have come to know since the days of Collins and A Conan Doyle--it's london today, the social structure isn't as tidy, the fog as chilling or the detectives as omniscient. Inspector Harry James, who bowed in A Provenance of Death, deals with mixed mod rogues and quippy jet set types, but he uses the oldest of final chapter tell-em-how-whodunit techniques to beat the corkscrews out of his plot for his readers.

Pub Date: Nov. 8, 1968

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Nov. 1, 1968