Strange Police - Reg GadneyFaber & Faber, 2000, Paperback ..
Condition: Near Fine. Leans
CLEARANCE OFFER - EXPIRES: 19 October 2009 This beguiling and highly original narrative deals with nothing less than the theft of the Elgin marbles from the British Museum.Rosslyn has undertaken some small-scale surveillance work in Greece, when he becomes involved with his client Cleo Apsilantis. But she is brutally murdered, and Rosslyn finds himself facing trumped-up charges. He discovers that Cleo was part of a remarkable conspiracy to return the Elgin marbles to Athens after audaciously stealing them. Rosslyn finds himself not only up against the sinister Dragos but the powerful and corrupt Tunim brothers, along with colleagues in the British security services whose agenda is very different from his.If fans of Gadney's earlier work need to adjust to his new leaner style, they will find that the dividends are many. 400pp.
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