2 edition of Cornish of Scotland yard, his reminiscences and cases found in the catalog.
Cornish of Scotland yard, his reminiscences and cases
G. W. Cornish
|Statement||by ex-Superintendent G. W. Cornish.|
|LC Classifications||HV7914 .C83 1935a|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 340 p.|
|Number of Pages||340|
|LC Control Number||35008660|
I picked up this delightful mystery on a whim based on the quote by Susan Allen Toth (the engaging author of "My Love Affair with England") on the flyleaf. Graham Thomas draws his quaint and quirky local Cornish characters with a fine hand, and seems to be developing a fascinating, if all-too-human protagonist in Scotland Yard's Erskine Powell. The Care family, with Sir Henry Care at its head, is based at Naneslow, its decaying family estate in Cornwall. Sixteen years before, there was a death in the family when Deborah, Sir Henry's first wife, fell from the top of Naneslow's tower.
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Cornish of Scotland Yard, His Reminiscences and Cases. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cornish, G.W. (George W.). Cornish of Scotland yard, his reminiscences and cases. New York, Macmillan, This Is Scotland Yard; CORNISH OF SCOTLAND YARD: HIS REMINISCENCES AND CASES.
By Ex-Superintendent G.W. Cornish. New York: The Macmillan Company. Cornish of Scotland Yard Hardcover – January 1, by G. Cornish (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ Author: G. Cornish. Reminiscences and first-hand accounts of the work of Scotland Yard in many of the famous cases that came up during his forty years of service.
Twelve murder cases, among them the Crippen case, a number of famous jewel robbery cases — all reading which should delight the mystery addict who likes source material. The telling is circumstantial and factual rarely dramatized and.
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Among them we would find one by Chief Inspector George Cornish, the lead detective in the Pace case. Here is he is, rather living up to the image of the detective, I would think.
This image comes from his autobiography, Cornish of the ‘Yard’: His Reminiscences and Cases. CORNISH OF THE YARD. One such officer was Ex-Superintendent George W. Cornish, who published his memoirs, entitled “Cornish of Scotland Yard” in He begins his reminiscences by describing how, very early on in his career, he was assigned to Whitechapel.
This is what he says about his early recollections of his life in the Metropolitan. The Cornish murder mystery that left even Scotland Yard baffled Joseph Charles Hoare and Laura Sara found murdered at Skinners Bottom, near Blackwater on 25 January Share.
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Poirot's Early Cases is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by Collins Crime Club in September The book retailed at £ Although the stories contained within the volume had all appeared in previous US collections, the book also appeared there later in under the slightly different title of Hercule Poirot's Early Cases in an edition.
This book has been cited by the following publications. Cornish of the ‘Yard’: His Reminiscences and Cases (London: John Lane, Grant, Matthew, ‘ Citizenship, Sexual Anxiety and Womanhood in Second World War Britain: The Case of the Man with the Cleft Chin ’. "Rattle His Bones" is a particular favourite of mine being set in the NHM which is a jewel of a background to the story.
Daisy and Alec, her Scotland Yard "beau" solve the murder (of course!) with lots of incidents on the way. Familiar characters continue to give the story depth and they provide a good solid backdrop to the main s: Available now at - Hardcover / Hardback - Sampson Low, Marston - - Book Condition: Very Good - First edition.
- No Jacket - Hardback. The author was Chief-Inspector, Criminal Investigation Department, New Scotland Yard. A book of reminiscences which includes the murder of PC Gutteridge, of the Essex Constabulary, one of his most famous cases.
In OctoberAmy Davis, a year-old pub landlord, was beaten to d by her murder, Scotland Yard has been trying to solve the case ever since. According to reports at the time, Davis, a widow who lived alone, was last seen conversing with customers in her inn in Hillfields’ “poor quarter” before closing for the night a little after PM.
The neighborhood of Scotland Yard’s Chief Superintendent Tony Hetheridge, as a matter of fact. So when Hardwick turns up dead, bashed on the head by a rather tasteless reproduction, it’s Hetheridge and his new bride, Kate, who embark on solving the case.
LORD & LADY HETHERIDGE. When he married Kate, Tony expected things to be different. Sir Robert Anderson, for more than 30 years chief of the criminal investigation department of the British government, and head of the detective bureau at Scotland Yard, has at length raised the veil of mystery which for nearly two decades has enveloped the identity of the perpetrator of those atrocious crimes known as the Whitechapel murders.
I just read this under it's alternate name Six Against Scotland Yard in a edition by the Sun Dial Press which I picked up for two sawbucks at the Mystery Bookshop in Gotham City. The hook with this book is that six hams each try to cook up a perfect murder only to be assessed by one Ex-Superintendent Cornish of the Yard's CID/5(42).
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His Last Bow - Some Later Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes ( - ) The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes ( - ) Sherlock Holmes (/rlk homz/ or /-holmz/) is a fictional private detective.
which fall to few men, and he has evidently enjoyed them. He • Days of y roars. By Sir Melville I. Macnaghten, C.B. London: Edward Arnold. [12e. 6d. net.] writes his reminiscences with a robust stomach for the grisly, and readers who lack his fortitude may be advised to limit themselves to the reminiscences of Eton in the.
The Barker's Dozen recounts twelve cases of Inspector Richard Thompson, of Scotland Yard, as told by Snuffles, his dog. The cases range from murder to dognapping. The prose style is entertaining and manages to capture the feel of the period, a time before forensics when it was only a detective's prowess that led to an arrest.
A romantic subplot, unobtrusively, ties the cases into a novel.5/5(1). Thomas Lynley, formerly acting superintendent of New Scotland Yard, returns to his Cornish roots to grieve for his wife Helen and finds a body. Resolutely tramping the seaside cliffs of Cornwall to come to terms with the murder of his pregnant wife (With No One as Witness, ), Lynley spies a fallen rock-climber and heads for the nearest.