The Tiger in the Smoke

The Tiger in the Smoke

Book Title: The Tiger in the Smoke

Author: Margery Allingham

Format: Hardback | 344 pages

Publication Date: 18 May 2017

ISBN-13: 9781509826780

An impenetrable fog has descended on the streets of post-war London and, lurking in the shadows, a violent murderer is on the rampage. Gentleman detective, Albert Campion, is on the trail of a mysterious man posing as the dead husband of a war widow with a wealthy new fiance, but his expedition into the city's criminal underworld reveals something far more sinister than blackmail . . .

Set in the atmospheric midst of a London 'pea souper', The Tiger in the Smoke is Margery Allingham's most sophisticated Golden Age crime novel, in which the darkness of the down-at-heel city fades against a piercing portrait of pure evil.

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