ISBN: 0 86025 289 2
Valmont was forced to leave the Surèté
after a disagreement with his superiors over a case (which
he did solve, although the thief and the stolen jewels vanished)
and came to London to set up as a Consulting Detective in
There he unravelled an Italian murderers
crime, he sorted out a social theft, he traced a missing inheritance,
and overcame the confusion over a series of forgetful collectors.
With true Gallic humility he reveals how he would have become
the pre-eminent detective in late Victorian London
with a bit of extra luck!
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