Belgrave Square

Belgrave Square

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When an obscure moneylender named William Weems is murdered in the humble Clerkenwell district, there are no mourners--and there is more than a little discreet rejoicing among those whose meager earnings he so mercilessly devoured. Yet when Inspector Pitt finds in the murdered man's office a list containing the names of some of London's most distinguished gentlemen, he begins to realize the magnitude of his duty. William Weems, it transpires, was no common usurer but a vicious blackmailer. Fortunately, Pitt's clever, well-born wife, Charlotte, has entr#65533;e to London's best society. Her insights prove to be invaluable to Pitt's investigation as she observes, at glittering balls and over gossipy tea tables, a world of passion, power, and greed that the police are seldom permitted to see.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2011, c1992.
Edition: Ballantine Books trade pbk. ed. --
ISBN: 9780345523679
0345523679
Branch Call Number: FIC PERRY
Characteristics: 361 p. --

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