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Blackstone

3.31  ·  Rating Details ·  16 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Hardcover, 284 pages
Published 1972 by Methuen
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David
Jul 30, 2011 David rated it liked it
More of a mystery than I remembered. It's a shame this series is out of print: plenty of period color - and guns! - and engaging characters. Blackstone's Fancy, the boxing one, should be first movie; Russell Crowe would make a fine Blackie, with Robert Downey jr as sidekick Lawler.
Alan
Aug 06, 2014 Alan rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery
Sometimes I think our first impression of a book, the cover and the time we see it, forms much of our impression of it. I first saw Blackstone when I was on a trip with my older brother. I wanted to buy the book, but I was short of cash. I also new he wouldn't lend me the $$ to buy it. The image of a the man all in black, cloak, hat, the Bow Street Runners, and flintlock pistol always stayed in my head.

Upon finding a copy of this out of print book, and recalling my first impression, I bought it.
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A good read. Nice turn of phrase. Kept me interested. Liked the descriptions.
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Derek Lambert was educated at Epsom College and was both an author of thrillers in his own name, writing also as Richard Falkirk, and a journalist. As a foreign correspondent for the Daily Express, he spent time in many exotic locales that he later used as settings in his novels.

In addition to his steady stream of thrillers, Lambert also published (under the pseudonym Richard Falkirk) a series ab
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