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The Toff and the toughs.

John Creasey

The Toff and the toughs.

by John Creasey

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Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Toff (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Private investigators -- England -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.C86153 Tosg, PR6005.R517 Tosg
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p.
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5606733M
      LC Control Number68014001

        >The Toughs and the Toffs, photo by Jack Sime, Peoples’ stories are at the heart of writing, by which I mean all good writing is about people, not events. I recently came across a superb article by Ian Jack, a Guardian columnist in the Intelligent Life, an Economist lifestyle can read the full article. toff definition: 1. a rich person from a high social class: 2. a rich person from a high social class. Learn more.

      Order of John Creasey Books John Creasey () was an English author of crime fiction novels. He wrote the Department Z, Baron, Toff, Patrick Dawlish, Dr. Palfrey, Inspector West, and several other series, using 28 different pseudonyms.   “Toffs and Toughs” is an iconic photograph published in by the News Chronicle under the caption, “Every picture tells a story.” The picture was taken by Central Press Agency photographer Jimmy Sime on the 9th July outside the Grace Gates.

      toff (tŏf) n. Chiefly British Slang A member of the upper classes, especially one who is elegantly dressed. [Probably variant of tuft, a gold tassel worn by titled students at Oxford and Cambridge.] toff (tɒf) n informal Brit a rich, well-dressed, or upper-class person, esp a man [C perhaps variant of tuft, nickname for a titled student at Oxford. Toff definition is - dandy, swell. How to use toff in a sentence.


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Another 'Toff' novel by John Creasey. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout.

Wraps show some mild creasing and a small texta mark, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.