Shadow Of The Serpent: An Inspector Mclevy Mystery 1 by David AshtonShadow Of The Serpent: An Inspector Mclevy Mystery 1 by David Ashton

Shadow Of The Serpent: An Inspector Mclevy Mystery 1

byDavid Ashton

Paperback | October 15, 2019

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...WHILE THE STREETS OF LONDON HAD SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE DARK ALLEYS OF EDINBURGH HAD INSPECTOR JAMES McLEVY|'ASHTON IS THE DIRECT HEIR TO ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON'actor Brian Cox|'EXCELLENT'The Sherlock Holmes Society|'DRIPPING WITH MELODRAMA AND DERRING-DO'HeraldELEGANT AND CONVINCING'The Times

1880, Edinburgh.
Election fever grips the city. But while the rich and educated argue about politics, in the dank wynds of the docks it's a struggle just to stay alive. When a prostitute is brutally murdered, disturbing memories from thirty years ago are stirred in Inspector McLevy who is soon lured into a murky world of politics, perversion and deception - and the shadow of the serpent.

BASED ON THE LONG-RUNNING BBC RADIO 4 McLEVY DRAMA SERIES

THE INSPECTOR MCLEVY SERIES
1 - Shadow of the Serpent
2 - Fall from Grace
3 - A Trick of the Light
4 - Nor Will He Sleep
DAVID ASHTONwas born in Greenock in 1941.He studied at Central Drama School, London, from 1964 to 1967, and most recently appeared inThe Last King of ScotlandandThe Etruscan Smile. David started writing in 1984 and he has seen many of his plays and TV adaptations broadcast - he wrote early episodes ofEastEndersandCasualty, and twelve M...
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Title:Shadow Of The Serpent: An Inspector Mclevy Mystery 1Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 7.75 × 5.12 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:7.75 × 5.12 × 0.75 inPublished:October 15, 2019Publisher:HodderLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1473631009

ISBN - 13:9781473631007

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PRAISE FOR THE INSPECTOR McLEVY SERIES
Mclevy is a sort of Victorian Morse with a heart, prowling the mean wynds and tenements of the endlessly fascinating city. David Ashton impeccably evokes Edinburgh so vividly that you feel the cold in your bones and the menace of the Old Town's steep cobbles and dark corners

-Financial Times