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The Tiger in the Smoke - Margery Allingham
The Tiger in the Smoke
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099477730 (0099477734)
ASIN: 99477734
Publisher: Vintage Books
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Albert Campion 9 (#14)
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0.0 Mr. Campion of 17A Bottle Street, Piccadilly, London
I started the new year with a minor Allingham binge and, having now read a fair number of her Campion mysteries (12, i.e. 2/3 of the 18 novels that she herself completed), I think I can safely say that while I won't ever like this series as much as I do those of Christie, Sayers, and Marsh, when All...
Andrea K Höst
Andrea K Höst rated it
Meg Elginbrodde, a war widow for five years, is on the verge of being remarried when she starts receiving grainy contemporary photos of a man who looks very like her dead husband. Campion, a relation of Meg's, steps in to try to discover whether this is an impersonation, blackmail, or if, by some s...
Jenny Schwartz
Jenny Schwartz rated it
The first Margery Allingham book I ever read, and wonderful.
Bun's Books
Bun's Books rated it
This is a terrific book with extremely vivid and particular characters and an absolutely palpable atmosphere of menace as a dangerous man stalks through islands of brightly lit places isolated and disconnected from one another by the encroaching fog. Whew. The woman could write all right.
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