2 edition of The Really Dreadful Crime Company found in the catalog.
The Really Dreadful Crime Company
2011 by Night Publishing .
Written in English
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'A fast-moving, often funny, often terrifying tale of the world of crime in Hull. Don't give it as a present to your friends in the police.' (David Nobbs, creator of TV's Reginald Perrin). The Really Dreadful Crime Company sets out to fill the gaps left by the police and carries out its own unique, if not always strictly legal, methods of crime reduction/5.
The Really Dreadful Crime Company is more than a fast moving crime thriller, it is a social commentary about life in Hull city which could easily be applied to any other UK port.
The local people experience the impact of petty and serious crime on their own lives but also witness organised gangs trafficking women for sexual exploitation. Alongside this/5. Locus on Dreadful Company "In Vivian Shaw's Strange Practice, a charmingly unusual doctor and her charges keep the city of London from grave danger/5().
Towards the end, I was really irritated with the fact that some of the characters who made appearances in the beginning just disappear. One of the main characters from the previous book, Ruthven, whom I found witty, intuitive, smart and calm, is relegated to doing Greta’s hair, shopping and thinking about his plans for his house/5().
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Greta Helsing is London’s medical practitioner for the undead, providing specialised treatment to the city’s.
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It is about the police investigation, the people of the village and what is on the surface is not always the same as underneath. I really enjoyed this book. True crime is having a renaissance right now, but the genre has been popular long before the Serial podcast or Once Upon a Time in Hollywood brought Charles Manson's murders back into focus.
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SUCH. HARD. BOOK. RATE. I was really excited to recieve a copy of this book as a gift recently, because I was understandably under the impression that it was a collection of 19th century penny dreadfuls. In reality, it is a collection of 19th century gothic fiction; short fiction, as 4/5(43).
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