Paddington Pollaky

Bryan Kesselman

A biography of Victorian private investigator
Ignatius Paul 'Paddington' Pollaky

Publisher: The History PressISBN: 9780750959742

and a Gothic Opera based on events from his life

Ignatius Paul Pollaky was born in 1828 in Pressburg (now Bratislava).
He lived for most of his life in England and became one of the most
famous private detectives of the 19th century.

Audi Vide tace
Pollaky's trademark (1874)
AUDI, VIDE, TACE. — Hear, see, be silent.

Bryan Kesselman studied singing and piano at
the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. After appearing in
many productions of opera in the UK and abroad, he now
concentrates on composing and musical direction.

His second book
The Madness of Captain Mills is now available.