The Black Lizard

The Black Lizard

Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 05/10/2023
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The Black Lizard
Classic Japanese stand-off
Part of the second wave of Penguin's Crime and Espionage series, this was my pick of the bunch. A re-issue of Edogawa Rampo's classic stand-off between the... READ MORE
Alan M


Discover the new Penguin Crime and Espionage seriesA master criminal and a master detective are locked in battle. Who will win?They call her the 'Dark Angel'. Queen of Tokyo's underworld, Mme Midorikawa is famed for her beauty, her jewels and the tattoo of a black lizard on her arm. Crime is so easy for her that she warns her victims in advance. When a wealthy jewel merchant receives letters saying his precious daughter Sanae is about to be kidnapped, he entrusts the renowned detective Akechi Kogoro to protect her. But he may have met his deadliest adversary yet...

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241645826
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Weight: 134g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 9 mm

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The Black Lizard
A truly engaging one-sitting read
Edogawa Rampo's celebrated detective, Akechi Kogoro, found himself face-to-face with The Black Lizard, also known as the Dark Angel, in the notorious under... READ MORE
Winda Putri