A Doll for the Toff

A Doll for the Toff When the Honorable Richard Rollison aka The Toff receives a voodoo doll in the mail with a knife stuck through her chest the detective becomes involved in a bizarre case in which crime and black mag

  • Title: A Doll for the Toff
  • Author: John Creasey
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 147
  • Format: Paperback
  • When the Honorable Richard Rollison, aka The Toff, receives a voodoo doll in the mail with a knife stuck through her chest the detective becomes involved in a bizarre case in which crime and black magic seemed to be inextricably mixed.

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    About “John Creasey

    • John Creasey

      AKA Gordon Ashe, M E Cooke, Norman Deane, Robert Caine Frazer, Patrick Gill, Michael Halliday, Charles Hogarth, Brian Hope, Colin Hughes, Kyle Hunt, Margaret Lisle, Abel Mann, Peter Manton, J.J Marric, Richard Martin, Rodney Mattheson, Anthony Morton, Jeremy York, Henry St John Cooper and Margaret Cooke.John Creasey September 17, 1908 June 9, 1973 was born in Southfields, Surrey, England and died in New Hall, Bodenham, Salisbury Wiltshire, England He was the seventh of nine children in a working class home He became an English author of crime thrillers, published in excess of 600 books under 20 different pseudonyms He invented many famous characters who would appear in a whole series of novels Probably the most famous of these is Gideon of Scotland Yard, the basis for the television program Gideon s Way but others include Department Z, Dr Palfrey, The Toff, Inspector Roger West, and The Baron which was also made into a television series In 1962, Creasey won an Edgar Award for Best Novel, from the Mystery Writers of America, for Gideon s Fire, written under the pen name J J Marric And in 1969 he was given the MWA s highest honor, the Grand Master Award.

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    • A toff is British slang for an elegantly garbed English gentleman of the upper or aristocratic class, a term that has become mildly derogatory over time. The Toff, however, is John Creasy's amateur sleuth, otherwise known as the Honourable Richard Rollison, sometimes called "Rolly" by his pals, and "Mr Ar" by some blokes over in the East End, who appeared in 59 books, of which A Doll for the Toff (1959) was #46.The book begins the way many of the books begin, with a mystery being dropped in The [...]


    • Pretty gripping.The type of book you can't stop reading even when you want to.The story surprises you every moment.


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