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Gently Coloured

(1969)
(Gently Sinking)
(Book 16 in the Chief Superintendent Gently series)
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When a dilapidated cargo ship sinks, killing the illegal immigrants packed in below decks, the man responsible goes free, but not for long. Two weeks later hi is found dead in bed with a knife in his back.

Human trafficker Thomas Blackburn lived and died in the heart of London's West Indian community and, when the attitude of the local murder squad Chief Superintendent is deemed likely to aggravate race relations, George Gently is called in to oversee the case.

But as tempers flare within the community, fuelling the fires of racial conflict, time is not on his side . . .

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Alan Hunter's Gently Coloured

Hardback Editions

January 1969 : UK Hardback
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Title: Gently Coloured (Cassell crime)
Author(s): Mr Alan Hunter
ISBN: 0-304-93254-X / 978-0-304-93254-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

April 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Gently Sinking (George Gently)
Author(s): Alan Hunter
ISBN: 1-78033-944-5 / 978-1-78033-944-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable & Robinson
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Kindle Editions

April 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Gently Sinking
Author(s): Alan Hunter
Publisher: C & R Crime
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April 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Gently Sinking (George Gently)
Author(s): Alan Hunter
Publisher: C & R Crime
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU