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The House Opposite

The House Opposite( )
Author: Farjeon, J. Jefferson
Introduction by: Keating, H. R. F.
Series title:Detective Club Crime Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-00-815584-1
Publication Date:Dec 2015
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Imprint:Collins
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

From the Collins Crime Club archive, the first original novel to feature Ben the Cockney tramp, the unorthodox detective character created by J. Jefferson Farjeon, author of Mystery in White.

Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.914 x 7.41 x 1.014 Inches
Book Weight:0.682 Pounds
Author Biography
Farjeon, J. Jefferson (Author)
H. R. F. Keating (Henry Reymond Fitzwalter "Harry" Keating) was born in St. Leonards-on-Sea on October 31, 1926. He attended Merchant Taylor's School in London, England and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. He worked for The Times (London) as the crime books reviewer from 1967 to 1983. His first novel, Death and the Visiting Firemen, was published in 1959. He wrote about 50 fiction and nonfiction works during his lifetime, but is best known for the Inspector Ghote series. His other works include the Harriet Martens Mysteries series and Sherlock Holmes: The Man and His World.

Keating received the CWA Gold Dagger Award in 1964 for The Perfect Murder and in 1980 for The Murder of the Maharajah, the Edgar Alan Poe award in 1988, the George N. Dove Award in 1995, and the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for outstanding service to crime fiction in 1996. He died of cardiac failure on March 27, 2011 at the age of 84.

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