Download or read book The Arrest of Scotland Yard written by Donald Thomas and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2013-07-14 with total page 310 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: When John Posthumous Lerici, decadent poet, black magician and unacknowledged son of Lord Byron, is murdered, the family hire Inspector Swain. His investigations lead Swain through the familiar hunting grounds of Victorian Brighton and Pimlico. But as the truth of Lerici's criminal associations come to light, it reveals the corruption of Scotland Yard officers by two of the century's most skilful international swindlers and blackmailers, Harry Benson and Billy Kurr.