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The Tiger In The Smoke by  Margery Allingham - Paperback - Reprint; Third Printing - 1961 - from Books in Bulgaria and Biblio.com

The Tiger In The Smoke

by Allingham, Margery

Condition: Very Good-


Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good-. 1961. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some cover creasing, some shelf and edge wear with splits at top of spine, paper starting to tone. ; Green Penguin 1216. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. ; 224 pages; 'That man is killing mad, there is no room for him under the sun'. Chief Inspector Luke hunts for a jail-breaker and knife using killer, who unwisely tangles himself with Albert Campion and his wife. Filled with lively characters, street musicians, dwarfs, beggars, elusive husbands, treasure, and impossible escapes. Told at a spanking pace, the race to the final page leaves you breathless. .

Margaret Allingham was a prolific writer who sold her first story at age eight and published her first novel before turning 20. Allingham went on to become one of the pre-eminent writers who helped bring the detective story to maturity in the 1920s and 1930s.


  • Bookseller: Books in Bulgaria BG (BG)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 20212
  • Title: The Tiger In The Smoke
  • Author: Allingham, Margery
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good-
  • Edition: Reprint; Third Printing
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Place: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England
  • Date published: 1961
  • Keywords: Mass Market PB
  • Bookseller catalogs: Murders And Mysteries;


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