A Remarkable Case of Burglary

A Remarkable Case of Burglary

First published in 1975, A Remarkable Case of Burglary tells of Val Leary, who is handsome, charming and broke. On the morning of April Fools' Day 1871, while walking through one of London's wealthiest districts, he notices a young maidservant scrubbing the steps of 53 Northbourne Park Villas. In that instant he conceives the idea for a remarkable case of burglary.

The set-up seems perfect, but chance intervenes in a succession of coincidences that place the jewels… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

Collection: Bloomsbury Reader

Page count: 224 pages

Language: English