An English motorcyclist on vacation in the south of France accidentally uncovers a front for illegal activity in this atmospheric Inspector French mystery, a tense tale of smuggling, romance, and murder. A leader of the Golden Age of British crime fiction, author Freeman Wills Crofts was acclaimed by The New York Times Book Review as "the all-time master of the intricate timetable alibi" and by Raymond Chandler as "the soundest builder of them all."
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About the Author
Irish-English mystery author Freeman Wills Crofts (1879–1957) was one of the "Big Four" writers of the golden age of detective fiction. After publication of his first novel in 1920, he produced a book a year for nearly 30 years, including Antidote to Venom, The 12.30 from Croydon, The Cask, and Inspector French's Greatest Case.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A little bit slow and wordy descriptions. Otherwise very good reading.