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The Tiger in the Smoke

Summary The Tiger in the Smoke

Gly 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. Just excellent Even if the true name of the villain of the piece made me laugh it's not the author's fault a famous singer later bore the same name Beautifully written The smog seemed almost like a character in itself and the whole thing was very atmospheric Campion himself didn't feature as much as he might have but it still all worked admirably The ending was perfect Recommended

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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 c. 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 fabric of the novel thoroughly might have raised it into the same class as Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment The killer Jack Havoc this is not a spoiler follows what he calls the science of luck which brings him nothing but good fortune if only he will be disciplined enough never to be soft ie compassionate or kind The nugget to which I refer is his encounter with a clergyman who explains what his science of luck really is This scene is not a didactic interruption but an integral part of the plot and would render the book worth reading even if everything else were mediocre Fortunately the rest of the book is a tautly written captivating narrative filled with Allingham's usual warm humanity Soundtracks For Learning: Using Music In The Classroom cold snap has Bleach, Vol. 32: Howling combined with the fug from Norse Mythology coal fires to produce the 'Great Smog' blanketing the Mastering Manga 3: Power Up with Mark Crilley c. 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 fabric of the novel thoroughly might have raised it into the same 永遠の0 [Eien No Zero] class as Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment The killer Jack Havoc this is not a spoiler follows what he Broken Flowers: And Other Stairways to Heaven calls the science of luck which brings him nothing but good fortune if only he will be disciplined enough never to be soft ie Niedźwiedź w cieniu smoka compassionate or kind The nugget to which I refer is his encounter with a Wretched Chastity clergyman who explains what his science of luck really is This scene is not a didactic interruption but an integral part of the plot and would render the book worth reading even if everything else were mediocre Fortunately the rest of the book is a tautly written Leading Snowflakes captivating narrative filled with Allingham's usual warm humanity

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This review contains minor spoilersReputed to be one of Margery Allingham’s finest novels The Tiger in the Smoke is an intelligent crime and detection novel set in a uniue period of time – just a few years after World War II; a time when poor people were still very poor and had a rough life when most men were ex servicemen – many with terrible memories of violence and many having committed them for their country – at what cost A time when London was plagued by smog though that term was not used when this book was written so it is called simply ‘fog’The fogsmog lends a darkness and opaueness to many scenes in the story and permits the gang of ‘baddies’ move around unnoticed aided by the fact that they are a motley crew ostensibly just begging loose change from the publicThe title refers to the principal murderer moving around in London which is often known even today as The Smoke This man is a psychopath with we are told no hope of redemption though a clergyman in the story believes everyone is worth the time and effort to be saved There is a moving and atmospheric scene when his desire to help this troubled young man overcomes his fear of danger leading to interesting and realistic conseuencesOther than the murderer the main characters are amateur I think investigator Albert Campion Allingham’s most well known creation; a clever and resourceful police detective named Charlie Luke who often steals the scenes; and Geoffrey Levett a former army officer cool customer and thoroughly good egg It is refreshing to read a crime novel in which the detective is not a bumbling idiot easily bettered by the private dick but actually experienced intelligent and good at his jobThe story unfolds slowly and although we are given clues along the way it is difficult at first to figure out any motive for what is happening Ultimately it feeds into hidden treasure and the bond between men involved in a clandestine and violent special operation that took place during the war As the pieces begin to fit together we learn about the characters their histories fears capabilities and their dreams and desiresAllingham draws her characters well giving them a history depth motivesdrivers and a rationale for their actions These ring true and are what raises this novel above many others of the genre Sometimes I can watch a film and a character may do something that obviously puts them in danger and I think why on earth would they do that In this story Allingham fleshes them out so well that you understand those reasons and can respect them for itThere is a lot of action and ‘derring do’ in this book but also subtlety thoughtfulness and intelligence I loved itFive starsInterestingly the book I read before this one was Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare which was all about SOE and the men who undertook secret missions that were small scale but hugely important to the war effort These men some of whom were unsavoury characters used for expediency’s sake there is a war on you know were highly trained including in techniues of silent killing and the methods of most easily taking out an enemy This was fresh in my mind and fed into this story adding a bit weight to it for me Néa: roman 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 startlin. 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