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Description - Plain Clothes and Sleuths by Stephen Wade

The detective is a familiar figure in British history. This work looks at famous cases such as the Ripper murders and the beginnings of the Special Branch and Detective Branch of Scotland Yard. This history covers various aspects of crime history, including the career of Jim 'the Penman' Saward, a notorious forger, and more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780752441863
ISBN-10: 0752441868
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Stephen Wade

Stephen Wade is a crime historian and true crime writer. He is a member of The Police History Society and The Crime Writers' Association in Britain and has published several works on true crime/crime history, including The Torso in the Tank, Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Bradford and The A-Z of Yorkshire Murder, He teaches a module in Crime, Law and Order at the University of Hull, and a course in Writing Crime at the University of Oxford, School of Continuing Education.

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