Rivers of London - Detective Stories #3

Author: Ben Aaronovitch,Andrew Cartmel

Publisher: Titan Comics

ISBN: 1785863630

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 31

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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri; min-height: 14.0px} The Special Assessment Unit: a small and rather unique department of London’s Metropolitan Police. Small in that it has only two active members, and unique because the crimes it investigates are somewhat unusual in nature. Some might say paranormal. Others might call them supernatural. Either way, they usually involve magic. The SAU’s newest (and second) member, PC Peter Grant, is not just a trainee wizard, but also an ambitious member of the Met, and he’s currently being interviewed as part of the rigorous screening he must undergo to become a police detective. Self-contained magical crimes, as recounted by Detective Peter Grant to his superiors, as he takes the Detective exam. If you've ever wanted to try the mysterious world of Rivers of London, this is the perfect opportunity to get on board! An all-new series of Rivers of London short stories by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel. Set between The Hanging Tree and Black Mould.
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Rivers of London - Detective Stories #4

Author: Ben Aaronovitch,Andrew Cartmel

Publisher: Titan Comics

ISBN: 1785863649

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 29

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Undergoing his detective exams, PC Peter Grant has been looking back on some of his previous cases. The final one takes him back to one of his first – on that has nothing to do with his other profession: trainee wizard in the Met’s Special Assessment Unit. However, it is a time of remembrance past with his old partner, Lesley May – the same partner left mutilated by magic and who has now gone rogue, vanishing into London’s mystical underworld… Self-contained magical crimes, as recounted by Detective Peter Grant to his superiors, as he takes the Detective exam. If you've ever wanted to try the mysterious world of Rivers of London, this is the perfect opportunity to get on board! An all-new series of Rivers of London short stories by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel. Set between The Hanging Tree and Black Mould. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri; min-height: 14.0px}
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Rivers of London: Cry Fox #3

Author: Ben Aaronovitch,Andrew Cartmel

Publisher: Titan Comics

ISBN: 1785863681

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 31

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The kidnapping of two young girls is not what it seems. On the surface it looked like an attempt to ransom the daughter of the imprisoned wife of a Russian oligarch – but then why was Abigail, apprentice wizard to Peter Grant, also taken? And why, after also kidnapping his vixen and cub, were the moneyed miscreants using Dan Russell – one of London’s more unusual talking foxes – as bait? Abigail, apparently poor prey material, has now been joined in captivity by another kidnapped associate of The Folly – Detective Sergeant Guleed, who is apparently considered much greater sport. Now Peter and his boss are going to have to leave the confines of London to take their chances in the green and unpleasant countryside, to track the kidnappers down… An all-new Rivers of London story written by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel, taking place after the events of the novel ‘The Hanging Tree’ and comic series ‘Detective Stories’. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri; min-height: 14.0px}
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The Magic Detective. Peter Grant ("Rivers of London") as Opposed to Sherlock Holmes ("A Scandal in Bohemia")

Author: Katharina Lurz

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3668741921

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 55

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Bachelor Thesis from the year 2014 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,1, University of Bonn (Institut für Anglistik, Amerikanistik und Keltologie), language: English, abstract: This paper foremost deals with the question in which ways the magic detective Peter Grant is differentiated from the non-magic detective, that is to say Sherlock Holmes, and in which ways the world of the protagonist is modified by the supernatural. Representatives for the two different approaches will be "A Scandal in Bohemia" (first published in 1891) as well as "A Study in Scarlet" (first published in 1887) by Arthur Conan Doyle and Ben Aaronovitch's "Rivers of London". Even though there are many iconic detectives that could have served the purpose, Sherlock Holmes was chosen as he is something like a patron saint of detective fiction. Priestman states on that matter that “Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes is the supreme 'character' of nineteenth-century detective fiction” (Detective Fiction 74). “A Scandal in Bohemia” was chosen here as it features a female culprit and it will be interesting to set the female role as presented in the short story against the one in the more recent novel by Aaronovitch. However, when referring to Sherlock Holmes, "A Study in Scarlet" will also be accounted for as this is the story where Watson first meets the legendary sleuth and thus the reader is described a lot of mannerisms of his through the eyes of the narrator. Peter Grant's story was selected as there is barely another novel at the time which features the supernatural next to the criminal in such a striking pattern. This assumption was made due to the fact that Peter Grant is a wizard and a police constable at the same time. Therefore it will be interesting to explore how this fact influences him and the world he lives in and also the distinction between the Victorian and the postmodern approach.
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Rivers of London - Detective Stories #1

Author: Ben Aaronovitch,Andrew Cartmel

Publisher: Titan Comics

ISBN: 1785863614

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 36

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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri; min-height: 14.0px} The Folly: home of the Long Arm of British Law, but an arm that doesn’t just issue search warrants and handcuff miscreants – it can also launch balls of mystical energy with enough force to knock a villain on his backside. The Folly investigates London’s ‘Falcon’ crimes – those that resign regular cops to night terrors and long, sleepless nights wrestling with their understanding of the cosmos. It’s chief investigators are Detective Inspector Thomas Nightingale and PC Peter Grant – a trainee wizard and trainee policeman who is about to undergo the gruelling exams that will make him a Detective in London’s Metropolitan Police Service… An all-new series of Rivers of London short stories by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel. Set between The Hanging Tree and Black Mould.
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Rivers of London: Cry Fox #2

Author: Ben Aaronovitch,Andrew Cartmel

Publisher: Titan Comics

ISBN: 1785863673

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 31

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Little Anna Nestorovna Yakunima has been kidnapped. Again. But this time it wasn’t Ludmila, her mother. Ludmila is in prison for the first bungled kidnapping but is still expected to come up with the ransom. The problem is that Anna wasn’t the only target. Also snatched was Abigail, protégée of DC Peter Grant of the Special Assessment Unit, London’s premier (and only) wizarding police unit. Then there’s also the question of what role Dan Russell, a large talking fox, had to play in all of this… An all-new Rivers of London story written by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel, taking place after the events of the novel ‘The Hanging Tree’ and comic series ‘Detective Stories’. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri; min-height: 14.0px}
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The Hanging Tree

The Sixth Rivers of London novel

Author: Ben Aaronovitch

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0575132582

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Suspicious deaths are not usually the concern of PC Peter Grant or the Folly, even when they happen at an exclusive party in one of the most expensive apartment blocks in London. But Lady Ty's daughter was there, and Peter owes Lady Ty a favour. Plunged into the alien world of the super-rich, where the basements are bigger than the house and dangerous, arcane items are bought and sold on the open market, a sensible young copper would keep his head down and his nose clean. But this is Peter Grant we're talking about. He's been given an unparalleled opportunity to alienate old friends and create new enemies at the point where the world of magic and that of privilege intersect. Assuming he survives the week . . .
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Rivers of London - Detective Stories #2

Author: Ben Aaronovitch,Andrew Cartmel

Publisher: Titan Comics

ISBN: 1785863622

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 32

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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri; min-height: 14.0px} Peter Grant is one of London’s Finest, a member of the Metropolitan Police Service. However, while most of the capital’s PCs are out chasing pickpockets and helping vomit-soaked hen parties, Peter is well underway to becoming London’s second wizarding cop. Working out of the secretive Folly in the heart of the city, he and his colleagues take on those crimes that might be described as weird, spooky, or frozen-hand-around-the-heart terrifying. Having garnered a fair amount of experience and knowledge, Peter is also in line for a promotion and is undergoing the process that could make him a Detective… Self-contained magical crimes, as recounted by Detective Peter Grant to his superiors, as he takes the Detective exam. If you've ever wanted to try the mysterious world of Rivers of London, this is the perfect opportunity to get on board! An all-new series of Rivers of London short stories by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel. Set between The Hanging Tree and Black Mould.
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Rivers of London - Night Witch #1

Author: Ben Aaronovitch,Andrew Cartmel

Publisher: Titan Comics

ISBN: 178585500X

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 31

View: 9384

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An all-new and original Rivers of London comic series, written by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel! Set between 'Foxglove Summer' and ‘The Hanging Tree'. A police vehicle on a routine prison transfer in north London is stormed by Russian hoodlums seeking to free a very particular prisoner. Their target is a witch. A very powerful witch who doesn't want to be free. Things rapidly turn very ugly for the hoods and it's soon a job for full-time police constable and part-time wizard, Peter Grant. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri; min-height: 14.0px}
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