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A Concise Glossary of British English Crime and Street Slang By Francisco Javier Calvo Bárez
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Glosario inglés-español de jerga criminal y de la calle que incluye definiciones, explicaciones de expresiones idiomáticas y aclaraciones de uso. Con más de 300 entradas... More > actualizadas, el glosario resultará una herramienta de consulta indispensable para la enseñanza del inglés, tanto para estudiantes como para profesores. A glossary of crime and street slang with meanings and equivalent terms in Spanish, along with explanations about usage and idiomatic expressions. The glossary includes more than 300 entries and is intended as a tool both for English teachers and students.< Less
A Concise Glossary of British English Crime and Street Slang By Francisco Javier Calvo Bárez
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Glosario inglés-español de jerga criminal y de la calle que incluye definiciones, explicaciones de expresiones idiomáticas y aclaraciones de uso. Con más de 300 entradas... More > actualizadas, el glosario resultará una herramienta de consulta indispensable para la enseñanza del inglés, tanto para estudiantes como para profesores. A glossary of crime and street slang with meanings and equivalent terms in Spanish, along with explanations about usage and idiomatic expressions. The glossary includes more than 300 entries and is intended as a tool both for English teachers and students.< Less
The Crime of the Century By Henry M. Hunt
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Dr. Patrick Henry Cronin was a prominent Chicago physician and a member of Clan-na-Gael an American political organization formed to promote Irish independence from British rule. Clan-na-Gael was... More > very effective at raising large sums of money for the cause, but the money was administered in secret by three members of the Executive Board led by Chicago lawyer Alexander Sullivan. When Dr. Cronin criticized the board’s secrecy and accused them of embezzling funds he was denounced as a traitor and a British spy. When his accusations persisted, Sullivan marked him for death and on May 4, 1889 Dr. Cronin disappeared.< Less
Passage Of Crime By R. Michael Phillips
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The most unpredictable character traits can be buried deep in the dark soul of the next generation. But be advised—Evil will eventually seek its own level, and then evolve. PASSAGE OF CRIME, a... More > new twist on murder in the Ernie Bisquets Mystery Series. PASSAGE OF CRIME is a traditional English mystery set in contemporary London. It brings together the unlikely combination of a dowdy old Scotland Yard Inspector and Ernie Bisquets, London's most remarkable and reformed pickpocket.< Less
The Crime of the Congo By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Crime of the Congo is a 1909 book by British writer and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, about human rights abuses in the Congo Free State, a private state established and controlled by the King... More > of the Belgians, Leopold II.The book was intended as an exposé of the situation in the so-called Congo Free State (labelled a "rubber regime" by Conan Doyle), an area occupied and designated as the personal property of Leopold II of Belgium and where the serious human rights abuses were occurring. Indigenous people in the region were being brutally exploited and tortured, particularly in the lucrative rubber trade. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Crime_of_the_Congo Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Crime and the Criminal By Richard Marsh & Richard Bernard Heldmann
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The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh aka Richard Bernard Heldmann, author of “The Beetle,” “The Mystery of Philip Bennion’s Death,” etc.; illustrated by Harold... More > Piffard Copyright 1899 Another novel from Richard Marsh (12 October 1857 – 9 August 1915) -- the pseudonym of the British author born Richard Bernard Heldmann. He is best known for his supernatural thriller The Beetle: A Mystery, which was published in the same year as Bram Stoker's Dracula and was initially even more popular. Heldman was educated at Eton and Oxford University. He began to publish short stories, mostly adventure tales, as "Bernard Heldmann," before adopting the name "Richard Marsh" in 1893. Several of the prolific Marsh's novels were published posthumously. This tale starts with a struggle on a train and an assumed death of a passenger. Told in parts, each part by a different character. Another good read from Mr. Marsh!< Less
British Underground: Speed Gale Comics By Mini Komx
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British Underground sets the gauge for Speed Gale Comics! Speed Gale with his sidekick Garry fight crime as masked manhunters, plus other heroes like Jet-Ace Logan, Kansas Kid, and Captain Conquest.... More > Also starring adventurers Terry Brent, Rex Rome, and Captain Valiant. Laughs galore with Ally Sloper, Moko the Monk, Crackers, Wee Sporty, Katsmeat, Little Spunyarn, Percy, The Comic Army, The Looney Family, Lester and Jester, Tish and Tosh, Esky and Mo, plus Buttons and Bose. Rare finds from the Golden Age of Comics!< Less
English Rules: A Russo-British Comedy of Errors By Andrei Ostalski
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Sashok, a Russian living in southern England with his British wife and her parents, leads a monotonous existence, ever fearful that he has not fully adapted to his foreign surroundings and might... More > commit a cultural faux-pas. One day his routine is broken when he is accosted on his morning commute by a man of outlandish appearance and manner. Sashok’s attention is distracted by the man’s antics while his briefcase is switched and replaced by an identical one. This incident sets off a bizarre chain of events drawing Sashok into a surreal scam involving doppelgangers and a honey-trap agent. The intricate plot of shady criminal dealings, though, masks a story about identity. This is at once a comic thriller and a comedy of errors; a tale of interaction between cultures and national mentalities and an ironic study of British eccentricity seen this time through Russian eyes.< Less
The Crime Against Europe: A Possible Outcome of the War of 1914 By Roger Casement
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Roger David Casement (1 September 1864 – 3 August 1916),... More > formerly known as Sir Roger Casement CMG between 1911 and shortly before his execution for treason, when he was stripped of his knighthood and other honours, was a British diplomat of Irish extraction, humanitarian activist, Irish nationalist, and poet. Described as the "father of twentieth-century human rights investigations", he was honored in 1905 for the Casement Report on the Congo and knighted in 1911 for his important investigations of human rights abuses in Peru. He then made efforts during World War I to gain German military aid for the 1916 Easter Rising which sought to gain Irish independence.In Africa as a young man, Casement first worked for commercial interests before joining the British Colonial Service. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Casement< Less
Patricia Wentworth, (10 Crime novels Collection) By Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth (born Dora Amy Elles; November 10, 1878 - January 28, 1961) was a British crime fiction writer. She wrote a series of 32 crime novels (classic-style whodunits) many featuring Miss... More > Silver, the first of which was published in 1928, and the last of which was published in the year of her death. Patricia Wentworth, Collection 1- A Marriage Under the Terror 2- The Brading Collection 3- The Fingerprint 4- The Silent Pool 5- The Case is Closed 6- The Key 7- The Clock Strikes Twelve 8- The Fire Within 9- The Catherine-Wheel 10- The Alington Inheritance< Less

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