The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley
THE GREAT READING BINGE OF 2017
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There was a lot of talking, and little understanding that the problem would not go away if only one complained sufficently.
The majority of violent inner-city crime is committed by black men, police figures suggest.
Police hold black men responsible for more than two-thirds of shootings and more than half of robberies and street crimes in London, according to figures released by Scotland Yard. 478 more words
Victorian London: a violent cesspool of squalid depravity. Only twelve detectives–the Murder Squad–are expected to solve the thousands of crimes committed here each moth. Formed after the Metropolitan Police’s spectacular failure in capturing Jack the Ripper, the Murder Squad suffers the brunt of public contempt. 453 more words
Did you know that, over the course of 56 short stories and 4 novels, Arthur Conan Doyle introduced us to twenty-five Scotland Yard Inspectors, fourteen Constables, three French inspectors, two Pinkerton Agents, one German Inspector, one private detective, and one New York City cop in a pear tree? 1,207 more words