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The Young Petrella

(1988)
(A book in the Patrick Petrella series)
A collection of stories by

 
Patrick Petrella is considered something of a curiosity by his fellow police officers. He is the son of a Spanish policeman and an English school mistress. He speaks four languages and is as good at picking fine wines as he is locks. The short stories contained in this volume follow his career as a constable, dealing with burglars, delinquents of various shapes and sizes, bent lawyers, gangs, drugs trafficking and murder. They are classic police procedural stories and show Michael Gilbert at his best with an eye for detail, wit and humour, and above all suspense right up to the end of each episode in Petrella's varied life.

 
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Hardback Editions

April 1989 : UK Hardback
Title: The Young Petrella
Author(s): Michael Gilbert
ISBN: 1-85057-578-9 / 978-1-85057-578-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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August 1988 : USA Hardback
Title: The Young Petrella
Author(s): Michael Francis Gilbert
ISBN: 0-06-015934-0 / 978-0-06-015934-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper & Row
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March 1988 : UK Hardback
Title: Young Petrella
Author(s): Michael Gilbert
ISBN: 0-340-42536-9 / 978-0-340-42536-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Paperback Editions

November 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: Young Petrella (Patrick Petrella)
Author(s): Michael Gilbert
ISBN: 0-7551-0531-1 / 978-0-7551-0531-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: House of Stratus
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February 1990 : UK Paperback
Title: The Young Petrella
Author(s): Michael Gilbert
ISBN: 0-09-963810-X / 978-0-09-963810-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
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April 1989 : UK Paperback
Title: The Young Petrella (Thorndike Large Print Popular Series)
Author(s): Michael Gilbert
ISBN: 1-85057-579-7 / 978-1-85057-579-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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Kindle Editions

November 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Young Petrella (Patrick Petrella)
Author(s): Michael Gilbert
Publisher: House of Stratus
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