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Book Information: Smiler With the Knife, the

Smiler With the Knife, the (1939) [Novel]
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Series: Nigel Strangeways Mysteries

Summary :

A sinister plot to establish a dictatorship in England and overthrow the government leads Nigel Strangeways and his courageous wife Georgia into a deadly fight against a master criminal—with the fate of the Empire at stake.

Original title: The Smiler With the Knife
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and Mystery


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Edition #1: Smiler With the Knife, the

Smiler With the Knife, the (1939)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "An extraordinarily well written and entertaining thriller with Britons triumphant over skullduggery. Exciting...." Saturday Review of Literature
  • "To an exciting story Author Blake adds the fillip of exceptionally good writing...." Time
  • "A smash-paced and literate mystery...." Baltimore American
  • "An admirably written thriller, [which] may be unreservedly recommended to those who enjoy this type of novel." Times (London) Literary Supplement
  • "Strong plot, lifelike people in incredible situations and continous interest." Books
  • "Fantastic and hair-raising." New Yorker
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Smiler With the Knife, the (1939)

ISBN: 0060804572

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