Dangerous is back...
In this, the fourth of Leslie Thomas's novels about Dangerous Davies, the last detective, Davies has retired from the Metropolitan Police and set up as a private eye.
Cases are hard to come by until he is aburptly thrown into two mysteries - the murders of women answering lonely hearts advertisements, and the disappearance of a young girl student, a psychologist and a secret worth millions. But can Davies solve any of the mysteries and will his new career as a private detective be a success?
People with the amazing characters that are the trademark of any book by Leslie Thomas, this is a highly original detective story that is as ingenious as it is touching and funny.
Thomas's skill in yoking unlikely elements together is little short of hilarious. Dialogue skips along, people are roundly sketched, places set a vivid mood. Thomas... midway between Archer and Amis, keeps on giving fiction a good name
Recomended to anyone who enjoys a good detective yarn with plenty of laughs