The shared name was PERRY (18), shared by GRAYSON (28) Perry and Perry MASON (2). GP, whose alter ego is CLAIRE (3), is a TURNER (32) Prize winner. PM is a lawyer created by Erle Stanley GARDNER (27); Della STREET (10) is PM’s secretary and Paul DRAKE (37) is his private investigator. PERRY was to be shaded.
First prize Frank Anstis, Truro.
Runners-up Les Verth, Newton Mearns, Glasgow;
Chris Butler, Borough Green, Kent.