Now's the Time by John Harvey

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With his richly praised sequence of novels featuring Detective Inspector Charlie Resnick, John Harvey created not only an unforgettable character of great depth and complexity, but a realistic and richly peopled inner-city world of struggling heroes and feckless villains. Gathered together in Now’s The Time are twelve short stories featuring Resnick, including a new story written especially for this edition. From old foes to upstart pretenders, the city and jazz-soaked, night-time world of Charlie Resnick come vividly to life.

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He is director of psychology at Allied Services Rehabilitation Hospital. He live & works in Scranton, Pennsylvania. ,P.
Published July 1, 1999 by Dufour Editions. 299 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The most welcome news here is how sensitive he can be to the differences among the dozens of different crooks who cross Charlie’s path, from smirking, irredeemable Nicky Snape in “Dexterity” to Grabianski, the burglar who falls for a nun in “Bird of Paradise,” to Ray-o Cooke, the slaughterhouse w...

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