John Creasey Gideon's Fire

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Gideon's Fire

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Commander George Gideon of the Scotland Yard is met at the office one morning with news of a sex maniac on the loose and a fire in an old tenement building south of the Thames. Two separate crimes of stunning savagery -- a fourteen-year-old girl raped and murdered, and a family of seven wiped out by an arsonist.

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John Creasey was the seventh of nine children born to Joseph Creasey, a coachmaker, and Ruth Creasey. They were very poor, and John suffered a bout of polio, resulting in his not learning to walk until he was six. He was ten when a schoolmaster suggested he had a gift for writing.

He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in 1946 for services in the United Kingdom's National Savings Movement during World War II. He wrote over 565 books under 25 pseudonyms.

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Gideon's usual combination of police cases, personal family issues, colleagues and criminals loads the story with numerous plots and subsplots. The powerful solidity of Commander George Gideon, C.I.D., is inspiringly portrayed by Clifford Norgate. Using gifted inflection,he draws all the characters are drawn with great variety and charm. Even bit parts sparkle with vivacity and are remembered for the vocal portrait. The Gideon series, which has a certain dryness when read, is invigorated by the audio presentation and offers an excellent reason to revisit the series. R.F.W. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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