Detective Ben

Paperback | February 7, 2017

byJ. Jefferson Farjeon

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Ben the tramp, the awkward Cockney with no home and no surname, turns detective again - and runs straight into trouble.Ben encounters a dead man on a London bridge and is promptly rescued from the same fate by a posh lady in a limousine. But like most posh ladies of Ben's acquaintance, this one isn't what she seems. Seeking escape from a gang of international conspirators, Ben is whisked off to the mountains of Scotland to thwart the schemes of a poisonous organisation and finds himself in very unfamiliar territory.With its startling prelude, Detective Ben is a glorious adventure, told with the unsurpassed mixture of humour and creepy thrills that made J. Jefferson Farjeon famous and Ben the tramp one of the best-loved characters of the Golden Age.

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Ben the tramp, the awkward Cockney with no home and no surname, turns detective again - and runs straight into trouble.Ben encounters a dead man on a London bridge and is promptly rescued from the same fate by a posh lady in a limousine. But like most posh ladies of Ben's acquaintance, this one isn't what she seems. Seeking escape from...

J. Jefferson Farjeon (1883-1955) was the author of more than 60 crime and thriller novels. His work was highly acclaimed in his day. He is now best known as the author of the bestselling "Mystery in White", and also "No.17", a play that was brought to the big screen by Alfred Hitchcock and led to the series of popular 'Ben' detective n...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pagesPublished:February 7, 2017Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:000815600X

ISBN - 13:9780008156008

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'Jefferson Farjeon is a master of the particular art of blending horrors with humour.' SUNDAY TIMES'Ben is a sheer joy.' GLASGOW HERALD