A Capital Crime
Publish date: 2010-09-02
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Poor Detective Inspector Ted Stratton. He didn't have an easy war, and now he's not having an easy peace. It's 1950, rationing is in force, his relationship with his son is rocky, London is wreathed in smog and he is still devastated by the murder of his pregnant wife, Jenny, five years ago. The las...
Over four years after the war's end, sunshine seemed to be rationed, in line with pretty well everything else apart from grime and drizzle through which the weary citizens moved, herd-like and damp-macintoshed, or shuffled, grumbling, in perpetual queues.Wow - I've just realised that some of the boo...