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Author Name    Heller, Keith

Title   Man's Illegal Life

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Edition   1st Headline edition

Size   Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Publisher   London Headline Book Publishing/Hodder Headline PLC 1998

ISBN Number    0-7472-1960-5 / 9780747219606

Seller ID   009372

originally published in 1984 by William Collins Sons & Company; a mystery set in early eighteenth-century Drury Lane, "one of the most dangerous and volatile districts of London, where prostitutes solicit openly on the street-corners, beggar children sleep rough in the gutters and the busy gin-houses ply their raucous trade."; in his boarded-up house a ruined entrepeneur is found tied to a chair, starved to death in a fashion reminiscent of the fate of plague victims fifty years previous, and a parish watchman must determine whether the plague has returned or whether this is a connection between the murder and the disappearance of the dead man's journals of the plague years; dj illustration by Paul Bawden; a bit of slant, mild general wear; dj w/light general wear;

KEITH HELLER, MYSTERY, DRURY LANE, MURDER, PLAGUE, 18TH CENTURY LONDON, WATCHMAN, PARISH WATCHMEN, PAUL BAWDEN, 0-7472-1960-5

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