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Few policemen are as genteel as tall, bland Thomas Wentworth Russell, whose family (the Dukes of Bedford) have been potent in British politics almost continuously since Henry VIII. Few policemen are as magnificent, for his white dress tunic with its glittering scimitar is splattered with stars and medals. Few policemen are busier, for Thomas Wentworth Russell is not only Chief of Cairo's police, but spends much of his time as Director of the Narcotics Intelligence Bureau of Egypt, a position equivalent to that of world's chief narcotic sleuth. Because of his intense...

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