Spine somewhat creased, shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Remains of price tag on front cover, owner's name on ffep. About half the pages have the upper right corner creased.
"The Indian police inspector is sent to attend an international conference on drug smuggling; and in cold, drizzling London he is faced with his first case outside India. The girl, Ranee, niece of relatives of Ghote who live in London, has vanished-seduced, kidnapped, murdered, so her relatives allege, by the notorious pop singer Johnny Bull. Ghote is hounded by the relatives into spending his few leisure hours from the conference in trying to find Ranee-known for her brilliance as The Peacock. Ghote solves his case-and the solution is shocking and surprising."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall