[Reading] ➸ The Tiger in the Smoke By Margery Allingham – Pimply.info

The Tiger in the Smoke London, The Smoke To Cockneys And The Hipsters Who Appropriate Their Slang, Is Living Up To Its Nickname An Unusual Cold Snap Has Combined With The Fug From Coal Fires To Produce The Great Smog , Blanketing The City In Choking Shadow And Lurking In Those Shadows Is Jack Havoc, A Killer With A Particular Fondness For Knives Havoc Is By Far The Most Dangerous Villain That Albert Campion Has Ever Encountered, And His Startlingly Realistic Menace, Combined With The Light Touch Common To All The Campion Novels, Gives The Book A Modern Feel, As It Straddles A Line Between Golden Age Detective Fiction And Contemporary Psychological Suspense.


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10 thoughts on “The Tiger in the Smoke

  1. says:

    This is a thriller, not a detective novel, and a superb one The holding back of one star is because I deem the thriller genre, defined as a tale focused primarily on danger and pursuit, to be inherently limited Tiger boasts, however, a nugget of theological drama which, if it had been integrated into the fabr


  2. says:

    This is the fourteenth novel in the Albert Campion series and was published in 1952 The book begins with Meg Elginbrodde and Geoffrey Levett in a taxi Levett is a wealthy businessman, used to getting what he wants and he is desperately in love with Meg and intends to marry her The problem is that since their engagem


  3. says:

    From the very first, this book gripped me Margery Allingham discloses a mystery right from page two when Meg and her fiance are presented with a dilemma Meg s first husband, Major Elginbrodde, thought to have died during the war, has suddenly resurfaced, just days before Meg s wedding.Thankfully Meg has resources available


  4. says:

    London is enveloped by an almost apocalyptic smog that obscures everything, both physically and figuratively speaking A murderer is wandering the streets, searching for a way to a treasure Albert Campion is called to help on the case, but he doesn t really do much detective work, appearing instead as a distant character mostly ho


  5. says:

    Sometime in the 1980s my local paper, the San Francisco Chronicle, published the favorite mysteries of Dilys Winn, editor of Murder Ink and Murderess Ink, which are apparently companion volumes for fans.I used to clip the reviews of appealing new books with the intent of getting around to them a pre internet version of the To Be Read sh


  6. says:

    For being written in 1952, I think The Tiger in the Smoke holds up pretty well It s not a great mystery thriller, but it was an amusing enough diversion I also didn t realize it was the 14th book in a series when I started it, but that didn t affect my enjoyment Allingham isn t Christie, but there is plenty of intrigue possibly not dead husban


  7. says:

    The Smoke is fogbound post WWII London The Tiger is the truly evil Jack Havoc, who has escaped from prison by feigning mental illness to get sent to a psychiatrist, whom he fools and then murders In his quest to get hold of a priceless hidden treasure, he doesn t care how many people he kills This thriller, one of my favorites, is notable for its gra


  8. says:

    Un gran misterio de la Edad Dorada del Crimen.El estilo, cargado de dilemas morales e implicaciones teol gicas, puede no sobrevivir el caer en lo pas Esto es evidente en algunos puntos del estilo de Allingham que para m resultaron hasta confusos A adamos a eso el cockney, que a alguien no nativo del Reino Unido debe ser bastante complicado de entender, y bu


  9. says:

    While they aren t necessarily my favourite mystery series, I still enjoy the Albert Campion books I think Campion is sort of unique in that he doesn t seem to play a major role in the stories He is always around and involved, helping the police and investigating, but at the same time, the other characters such as the police, the villains, secondary characters, etc


  10. says:

    Margery Allingham was a contemporary of Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers and, as such, a member of the Golden Age of detective fiction in the 20 s and 30 s in the UK I have read some of Allingham s mysteries in the past and liked them, but this title disappointed or at least puzzled me Tiger in the Smoke finds Detective Albert Campion Allingham s main detective charact


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