The Judas Pair

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The Judas Pair
Judas Pair.jpg
First edition cover
Author Jonathan Gash
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Crime novel
Publisher Collins Crime Club
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 210 pp.
ISBN 0-00-231383-9
OCLC 4466340
LC Class PZ4.G2468 Ju 1977 PR6057.A728

The Judas Pair is a crime novel by Jonathan Gash. It is the first book in the Lovejoy series. The story was first published in 1977 and won a John Creasey Award.

The story was adapted by Ian La Frenais for the BBC television series Lovejoy starring Ian McShane. The episode "The Judas Pair" first aired on 7 February 1986 as episode 5 of season 1.

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Antiques dealer Lovejoy is commissioned to hunt down what he considers to be a mythical object, the Judas pair, the supposed thirteenth pair of duelling pistols made by the famous London gunmaker Durs Egg. After two murders Lovejoy is certain that the pistols do exist, and are now in the hands of the murderer.

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