The Black Lizard - Penguin Modern Classics


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Publisher's Synopsis

Discover the new Penguin Crime and Espionage series

A 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...

Book information

ISBN: 9780241645826
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 895.6344
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 3947
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 136g
Height: 128mm
Width: 198mm
Spine width: 12mm