The Knowledge

The Knowledge

Book - 2018
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Investigating a double homicide involving a brazen heist at a rarefied art gallery and casino, Scotland Yard Detective Superintendent Richard Jury teams up with a motley assortment of Baker Street Irregulars to solve a case with ties to astrophysics, the Tanzanian gem mines and a long-planned act of revenge.
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780802128010
0802128017
Branch Call Number: F GRIMES
Characteristics: 364 pages; 25 cm.

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Mlstevens5
Jul 16, 2018

Very clever and amusing mystery involving an exclusive Soho art gallery cum gambling den, a gang of very competent London street urchins, Jury’s regulars, a safari in Africa, a cabal Of London cabbies, and a pub that is nowhere to be found.

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Spirit_of_Che
Jun 18, 2018

I have read every one of the richard jury novels, and enjoyed them tremendously. Martha Grimes is now in her late 80s and is still going strong. This book I Is probably one of the best, as far as intricacies and surprises in the plot.

Although there are a couple of extremely implausible events, I guess you could chalk that up to artistic license, this is a very interesting story.

While I would recommend this book you really should start the series with her first Richard jury novel, "The man with a load of mischief". Each novel builds the detail of the characters and their relationship to Richard jury and each other.

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