The Great Darkness

The Great Darkness

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1939, Cambridge: The opening weeks of the Second World War, and the first blackout--The Great Darkness--covers southern England, enveloping the city. Detective Inspector Eden Brooke, a wounded hero of the Great War, takes his nightly dip in the cool waters of the Cam. Daylight reveals a corpse on the riverside, the body torn apart by some unspeakable force. Brooke investigates, calling on the expertise and inspiration of a faithful group of fellow 'nighthawks' across the city, all condemned, like the detective, to a life lived away from the light. Within hours The Great Darkness has claimed a second victim. War, it seems, has many victims, but what links these crimes of the night.
Publisher: London : Allison & Busby Limited, [2018]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780749021610
0749021616
9780749022921
0749022922
Characteristics: 349 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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