A Fresh Look into the Darkness

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As any writer will tell you, it’s never too late for a good review to come down the pike, and no amount of modesty can stop me from drawing attention to an appraisal of Darkness, Darkness by John Cleal in / on Crime Review.

A taster …

As a crime reporter I met several senior detectives like Resnick – usually in the constabulary forces – fallible, but doing the best they could to serve the public and earn their rank with experience allied to intelligence and humanity, who represented the best of British policing.

Harvey’s ability to capture and present such men demonstrates his superb reportage combined with a trademark sparse, but measured, lyricism and poignancy.

The review, in full, is here …



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