Classic crime fiction 1880 – 1980. Some well known novels,
but also others which are worthy of rediscovery.

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HELL IS A CITY – a dark and ground-breaking police procedural from 1954. Set in Manchester, many modern writers cite it – and author (and former copper) Maurice Procter – as a great influence.

 

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THE CALLAN NOVELS BY JAMES MITCHELL (part 2)

THE CALLAN NOVELS BY JAMES MITCHELL (part 1)
Revisited by Stuart Radmore

 

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SKIN DEEP (THE GLASS-SIDED ANTS’ NEST (1968) BY PETER DICKINSON

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THE BURDEN OF PROOF (1968) BY JAMES BARLOW

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PB YUILL – and HAZELL

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A HIVE OF GLASS (1966) by PM HUBBARD

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THE BIG BOW MYSTERY (1892) by Israel Zangwill

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