Colin MacInnes  

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Colin MacInnes (August 20 1914 – April 22 1976) was an English novelist. He was the author of a number of books depicting London youth and black immigrant culture during the 1950s, in particular City of Spades (1957), Absolute Beginners (1959) and Mr. Love and Justice (1960).

Mr Love and Justice follows two characters, Frank Love and Edward Justice, in late 50s London. Mr. Love is a novice ponce (pimp); Mr. Justice is a cop newly transferred to the plainclothes division of the Vice Squad. Gradually their lives intermesh. .



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