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Abracadaver by Peter Lovesey

Abracadaver (1972)

by Peter Lovesey

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She burst into the Number 4 dressing-room at the Middlesex and wrenched down her spangled bodice to the waist.
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Sergeant Cribb pursues an elusive and vicious criminal through the music halls of nineteenth century London.
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A Sergeant Cribb mystery. Performers in London's music halls have been falling victim to a series of bizarre and humiliating practical jokes. When a young woman is murdered during her disappearing act, Sergeant Cribb must go undercover in the riotous music halls of 19th-century London to catch a vicious killer.… (more)

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