Peter Robinson is best known for his book-length work concerning
the exploits of Detective Inspector Alan Banks of the London Major
Crimes Unit, which makes THE PRICE OF LOVE AND OTHER STORIES a
much-anticipated and most welcome treasure.
Banks is somewhat low-key, possessed of an encyclopedic
knowledge of popular music and a tendency to be unlucky in love. He
is also, to the criminal mind, a quite lethal adversary.
Robinson’s sharp characterizations of not only Banks but also
of his supporting cast combine wit