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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Review: Dangerous Davies, the Last Detective (Dangerous Davies #1)

User Review  - Larry - Goodreads

The book was fun to read, good pace. I now look forward to the others in the series. The Dangerous character is a combination of RD Wingfield Jack Frost and MC Beaton Hamish Macbeth. Read full review

Review: Dangerous Davies, the Last Detective (Dangerous Davies #1)

User Review  - Terry - Goodreads

Delightful English murder mystery. Read full review

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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