“This entertaining period mystery, set in Victorian England, is lively, lurid, amusing.”— Publishers Weekly
“These are humorous novels and the humour is character-based . . . mixed with the absurdities of the English class-system. . . . Cribb was the first of the new-wave Victorian crime-fighters and is arguably still the best.”— Sherlock Holmes Magazine
The second Sergeant Cribb mystery is set in the world of Victorian bare-fisted pugilism—an illegal sport. Constable Jago is sent, undercover, to Radstock Hall by Sergeant Cribb, who suspects that when fighters who train there lose, they are murdered.
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Sergeant Cribb, investigating a ring promoting the illegal sport of bare-knuckle boxing, sends Constable Jago, the police boxing champion, to the gang's secret training centre.Product Description:
A period detective novel which centres round the nineteenth century world of illegal bare-knuckle boxing.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 006080999X
Book Description Harpercollins, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-002-X9-7803007