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The Tiger and the Smoke is Margery Allingham's most sophisticated Golden Age crime novel. Set in an impenetrable London fog, examining the very nature of evil. This Macmillan Collector's Library edition is a handsome pocket-sized edition that features gilded edges, a cloth-bound imprinted hardcover binding with dust jacket, and a ribbon marker. Features an introduction by Sara Paretsky. Measures 4" x 6"; 316 pages.
Vendor: MacMillan Collector's Library
Publication Date: 2017
Series: Macmillian Collector's Library
Meg Elginbrodde, a young war widow, receives photographs that suggest her husband is still alive so she enlists the help of her cousin, Albert Campion to investigate. The man in the photographs turns out to be a known felon, Duds Morrison. Megs jealous fiancé, Geoffrey Levitt, accosts Duds but both men are attacked by a criminal gang posing as a rackety street band. Meanwhile, Megs father, Canon Avril, a gentle priest, wonders how Duds came to be wearing Megs husbands coat. A tortuous trail leads through the oppressive London fog to Jack Havoc, a violent murderer. Set in a dingy and damaged post war London this is Allinghams most sophisticated novel which examines the very nature of evil.
With an introduction by the New York Times-bestselling author of detective fiction, Sara Paretsky.
Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.