Dangerous Davies, the Last Detective

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Arrow, Oct 4, 2001 - Detective and mystery stories - 272 pages
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As plain-clothes men go, Dangerous Davies looks like a non-starter. The small fry of petty larceny and minor disturbances in the backwaters of north-west London are his daily round. His philosophising Welsh drinking companion Mod, his outsized and unruly dog Kitty, his quarrels with his landlady Mrs Fulljames - none of these bodes well for the efficient solving of crimes and the outwitting of villainy. But Davies is encouraged by his beautiful friend Jemma, and every so often he stumbles upon something really big.

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User Review  - mimal - LibraryThing

film-only, summer-2013, next Read from August 16 to 17, 2013 TV series... 1. Missing 2. Dangerous By Moonlight No more of that for me, thank you very much. 2 likes Read full review

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Named dangerous because he was said to be harmless and he was known by the London police as the ‘last detective’ because he was never sent unless it was a very risky job or there was no one else. He ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Born in Newport, Monmouthshire, in 1931, Leslie Thomas is the son of a sailor who was lost at sea in 1943. His boyhood in an orphanage is evoked in This Time Next Week, published in 1964. At sixteen, he became a reporter, before going on to do his national service. He won worldwide acclaim with his bestselling novel The Virgin Soldiers, which has achieved an international sale of over two million copies. His most recent novel is Other Times, which charts the exploits of a small group of soldiers at the outbreak of World War II.

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