Long Arm of the Law, The: Classic Police Stories

Martin Edwards


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Martin Edwards introduces neglected gems of British crime writing with these twelve stories, which strike a blow for the professionals with teasing mysteries for police officer protagonists.

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Martin Edwards is an award-winning crime writer best known for two series of crime novels set in Liverpool and the Lake District. He is series consultant for British Library Crime Classics and the editor of six previous anthologies in the series, as well as being Vice Chair of the Crime Writers’ Association and President of the Detection Club. The Golden Age of Murder, his study of the Detection Club, has won several awards since its publication in 2015.

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Dimensions 190 × 130 mm



British Library Publishing

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Martin Edwards