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The knowledge: a Richard Jury mystery

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"In the latest series outing, The Knowledge, the Scotland Yard detective nearly meets his match in a Baker Street Irregulars-like gang of kids and a homicide case that reaches into east Africa. Robbie Parsons is one of London's finest, a black cab driver who knows every street, every theater, every landmark in the city by heart. In his backseat is a man with a gun in his hand--a man who brazenly committed a crime in front of the Artemis Club, a rarefied art gallery-cum-casino, then jumped in and ordered Parsons to drive. As the criminal eventually escapes to Nairobi, Detective Superintendent Richard Jury comes across the case in the Saturday paper. Two days previously, Jury had met and instantly connected with one of the victims of the crime, a professor of astrophysics at Columbia and an expert gambler. Feeling personally affronted, Jury soon enlists Melrose Plant, Marshall Trueblood, and his whole gang of merry characters to contend with a case that takes unexpected turns into Tanzanian gem mines, a closed casino in Reno, Nevada, and a pub that only London's black cabbies, those who have "the knowledge," can find"--
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seriesRichard Jury mysteries
series_with_volumeRichard Jury mysteries|24
subject_facetElectronic books
Jury, Richard (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Large type books
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Police -- England -- Fiction
title_displayThe knowledge : a Richard Jury mystery
title_fullThe Knowledge
The knowledge : a Richard Jury mystery / Martha Grimes
The knowledge : a Richard Jury mystery [electronic resource] / Martha Grimes
The knowledge [electronic resource] / Martha Grimes
The knowledge [text (large print)] / Martha Grimes
title_shortThe knowledge
title_suba Richard Jury mystery
topic_facetElectronic books
Fiction
Investigation
Jury, Richard (Fictitious character)
Murder
Mystery
Police
Suspense
Thriller