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Easy Streets

James, Bill

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ISBN 10: 039306042X / ISBN 13: 9780393060423
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James, Bill., W.W. Norton & Co., nd (2005), c2004, 1st U.S. Edition 1st Printing, boards w/gilt spine titles, fine w/fine dj, 191 pp, 8vo, "A Harpur & Iles Mystery", $32.50. Bookseller Inventory # 330672

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Title: Easy Streets

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Edition: 1st Edition

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For years Colin Harpur's dubious boss, Assistant Chief Constable Desmond Iles, ran a questionable but practical arrangement with Mansel Shale and Panicking Ralph Ember, owner of the Monty Club: Iles would protect their businesses if they ensured peace on the streets. But the arrangement fails when violence erupts.

After a small-time criminal's house is firebombed. leaving the owner and his daughter dead, mistrust and uncertainty pervade the formerly well-managed streets: more drug dealers emerge and competition grows. With the failure of a once mutually beneficial relationship between cops and criminals, a battle for survival ensues. Bill James is "a point--ripe with humor, fast dialogue and incisive wit, he offers entrance into the shocking and fascinating underbelly of a city and its inherent mysteries.

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Bill James has been called "the Elmore Leonard of Britain's underworld" (Kirkus Reviews) and has been named a "Master of Crime" in a mystery roundup by the London Sunday Times, which said, "There is nothing else quite like this series of police procedurals. James is concerned with the dilemmas and difficulties of policing Britain's inner cities, and he addresses these in hard-edged narratives that leave readers gasping and flinching, praying the people in these stories never come to live in their streets." In addition to the Harpur and Iles series, James is the author of other mystery series and a book on Anthony Powell. He lives in Wales.

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