Annotations for Darker Shade of Blue : Stories


Baker & Taylor
A collection of short stories from a master of British crime fiction features tales of ex-cops and private investigators who wade through broken families, revenge, prostitution, drugs, and corruption in their search for justice.

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Baker & Taylor
This collection of short stories from a master of British crime fiction feature tales of ex-cops, private eyes and investigators who wade through broken families, revenge, prostitution, drugs and corruption in their search for justice.

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Norton Pub

John Harvey has been described as the master of British crime fiction: From the mean streets of London to the jazz clubs and clip joints of Soho, this is a world of broken families, revenge killings, and prostitution; drugs, guns, and corruption; a world of overstretched police forces and underpaid detectives; men and women who strive nonetheless for a kind of justice; a world in which everything, even friendship, has a price.

Featuring characters like Frank Elder, who tried to turn his back on police work and failed; Jack Kiley, ex-cop and now a London-based PI; and the renowned jazz-loving and much-loved Detective Inspector Charlie Resnick, John Harvey's finely crafted vignettes perfectly encapsulate life in the badlands of contemporary Britain.



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Norton Pub
From the master of British crime fiction, a collection of noir and detective stories from the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger winner.

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WW Norton
John Harvey has been described as the master of British crime fiction: From the mean streets of London to the jazz clubs and clip joints of Soho, this is a world of broken families, revenge killings, and prostitution; drugs, guns, and corruption; a world of overstretched police forces and underpaid detectives; men and women who strive nonetheless for a kind of justice; a world in which everything, even friendship, has a price.Featuring characters like Frank Elder, who tried to turn his back on police work and failed; Jack Kiley, ex-cop and now a London-based PI; and the renowned jazz-loving and much-loved Detective Inspector Charlie Resnick, John Harvey's finely crafted vignettes perfectly encapsulate life in the badlands of contemporary Britain.

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