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Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer, by 'Waters'.

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into ...more
Paperback, 278 pages
Published January 9th 2010 by Nabu Press (first published December 28th 2009)
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Grady McCallie
Jan 14, 2014 Grady McCallie rated it really liked it
Recollections is one of the very first collections of Victorian detective stories. It's mentioned several times in Kate Summerscale's true-crime history, The Suspicions of Mr. Wicher, and is available as a free download from archive.org. The OCR process used to scan the text was apparently poor, leaving a number of words mangled, though it is usually possible to decode them. If you can look past that, the stories are fun.

Several plots involve sympathetic young men or women who have been wrongly
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According to the Haycraft-Queen list, the first English detective yellow back.
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