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May 2015’s book of the month

May’s reading covered five decades of crime fiction, starting more than a century ago with Frank Froest’s The Grell Mystery (1913), a bit of a hymn to Scotland Yard. Robert Grell, ‘social idol, millionaire and diplomat, and winner of the greatest matrimonial prize in London’ … Continue reading

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Frank Froest: The Grell Mystery

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The Grell Mystery Frank Froest First published in the UK 1913 by Eveleigh Nash 324 pages in print This edition Project Gutenberg Frank Froest was Superintendent of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Metropolitan Police from 1906 to his retirement in 1912 … Continue reading

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