The First Detective: The Life and Revolutionary Times of Vidocq (Paperback)James Morton (author)
Paperback Published: 04/08/2005
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Eugene Vidocq was the Morse, the Guv'nor, the James Bond of his day. A notorious criminal and prison escaper, he turned police officer and employed a gang of ex-convicts as his detectives. Now, James Morton takes us on a historical romp through the eighteenth century in search of this elusive figure. Today Vidocq's influence can still be seen as members of The Vidocq Society, an unusual, exclusive crime-solving organization honor him by applying their collective forensic skills and experience to 'cold case' homicides and unsolved deaths.
Publisher: Ebury Press
Weight: 233 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
Edition: New edition
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