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Maxwell's Chain (Peter Maxwell Mystery #13)

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Peter Mad Max Maxwell is a very busy man; as Head of Sixth Form at Leighford High he does his best to resist Ofsted imperatives and mark GCSE coursework, whilst trying to cram as much History as possible into the reluctant heads of Nine Eff Gee and their like. Despite this, Max still finds time for some amateur sleuthing, even though his policewoman Significant Other, DS J ...more
Hardcover, 367 pages
Published August 1st 2008 by Allison & Busby (first published 2008)
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Australian readers could probably be forgiven for slightly different expectations when sitting down to read a book labelled "The New Peter 'Mad Max' Maxwell mystery". This isn't our Mad Max - this is a particularly English style of Mad Max more than a hemisphere away from our own version.

Peter Maxwell is a History teacher, head of sixth form, and a slightly older man with a considerably younger partner, DS Jacquie Carpenter. And a baby son Nolan, a love of bicycles, a decidedly cavalier attitude
Mar 03, 2012 Ra rated it really liked it
Best one yet, not to sure that the motive works forme but it is mad max we are talking about.
Jan 20, 2010 Muse rated it really liked it
Wonderfully funny and clever work in the Peter 'Mad Max' Maxwell series. Well worth starting the series at the beginning to catch all the nuances and characters in this volume, though.
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Meirion James Trow is a full-time teacher of history who has been doubling as a crime writer for seventeen years. Originally from Ferndale, Rhondda in South Wales he now lives on the Isle of Wight. His interests include collecting militaria, film, the supernatural and true crime.
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