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Night Frost / Soon to be a major Yorkshire Television series starring David Jason as Detective Inspector Jack Frost

Wingfield, R.D.

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ISBN 10: 0094709602 / ISBN 13: 9780094709607
Published by Constable, London, 1992
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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"First published in Great Britain 1992." An "Askews Library edition" in unmarked black cloth of the true Constable first of the third Jack Frost novel, NOT one of those BCA things with the picture of actor David Jason to DJ front panel that most of the bulk sellers in the British Isles will send you after advertising a "1992 Constable first," which this copy actually is. The problem with this copy is that it's seriously ex-library with a heavy green stripe applied to front page edges with a heavy ink marker, a West Glamorgan County Library sticker affixed to copyright page, and a "Neath Port Talbot Libraries WITHDRAWN FROM CIRCULATION" rubber stamp to the "blurb" page preceding the half-title. The reason there aren't any further library attachments is almost certainly because they were affixed to the FFE, which has been torn out and thrown away, leaving us with a fair-only reading copy. HOWEVER, the original "flaming tombstone" dust jacket was never glued down, is not price-clipped (original L13.99 net price showing), and remains quite attractive in its new plastic protector. There's a minor chip to heel of DJ spine, but DJ remains "good-plus" at least; most of the value here lies in the dust jacket. (PLEASE NOTE: Although we find it exasperating to repeat ourselves, we are now encountering post-literate would-be customers who don't seem able to comprehend this standard formulation. So: By stating "Most of the value here lies in the dust jacket," we mean this jacket might considerably enhance the value of a better-condition, jacketless copy, but that -- absent the jacket -- this ex-library book itself is not worth much. So please don't order this ex-library book and then -- ignoring the value of the jacket -- complain "The book isn't worth much because it's ex-library." Isn't that what we just said? If necessary, please have an adult native English speaker read this description and explain it to you, employing whatever hand gestures and grunting noises seem useful & appropriate.) 312 pp, easily read and only moderately age-toned. Reduced from $235. Bookseller Inventory # 002657

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Title: Night Frost / Soon to be a major Yorkshire ...

Publisher: Constable, London

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: "Flaming tombstone" jacket illustration by Terry Pastor

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Another set of unsolved crimes for television's DI Jack Frost (A Touch of Frost) to stumble through. Read by David Jason, the star of the television series.

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'Multiple cases, multiple bodies and lashings of police in-fighting.Fast, furious and funny' Daily Telegraph

A serial killer is terrorizing the senior citizens of Denton, and the local police are succumbing to a flu epidemic. Tired and demoralized, the force has to contend with a seemingly perfect young couple suffering arson attacks and death threats, a suspicious suicide, burglaries, pornographic videos, poison-pen letters...

In uncertain charge of the investigations is Detective Inspector Jack Frost, crumpled, slapdash and foul-mouthed as ever.He tries to cope despite inadequate back-up, but there is never enough time; the unsolved crimes pile up and the vicious killings go on.So Frost has to cut corners and take risks, knowing that his Divisional Commander will throw him to the wolves if anything goes wrong.And for Frost, things always go wrong...

'Meaty police procedural; bawdy, funny...enough material here for cult hero status'Literary Review

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