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Gerard Fairlie

Macall Gets Curious

Hodder & Stoughton 1959

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"When you have been at Scotland Yard long enough to become a Detective-Superintendent, and have been in the private eye business ever since, you can seldom find a public place reasonably populated by Englishmen without seeing a familiar face . . . ." This is precisely what happened to Johnny Macall in the Casino at Le Touquet on the last night of his honey-moon with Moira. He recognises Rough Diamond, just out of jail, who five years ago had perpetrated a peculiarly heartless fraud and who had sworn to get even with Macall, the man who had tracked him down. I'Vlacall gets curious about Rough's mys-terious new prosperity and about the link between the seedy "Mrs Diamond" and Betty Landon, the beautiful girl he had seen in the Casino with Lord Madison's son and heir ....

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