Author: Joyner (William B.)
Year: 1968
Publisher: Hugh Keartland Publishers (Johannesburg)
Edition Details: 1st South African Edn.
Book Condition: Vg.
Price: 12.00
Hardback. The author was Ex-Detective Head Constable Johannesburg Murder Squad, and was the first in the Murder and Robbery Squad to be awarded the Queen's Medal - the highest decoration in the Police. He retired to farm in 1959. Chapter headings include : Plot to Kill Dr. Malan; Episode of the Nude Women; My First Murder Case; Riddle of the Locked Door; Nearly a Lynching; Murder on the Mine Dump; Honeymoon Murder Case; The Case Without a Clue; Two-Hundred-and-Twenty-Five Arrests in One Day; Prisoner of War and All That; The Bandits Who Crossed the Colour Line; Clue of the Cloth Cap; How the Murder and Robbery Squad Was Born; The Man with the Diamond-Treaded Shoes; Death of a Detective; Homicide at the Neptune Dry Cleaners; Letters From the Death Cell; Life and Death of the Msomi Gang. 216pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. With gift insc. to fep, browned and sl. foxed edges. Vg.


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