Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook
Pages (PDF): 187
Publication Date: 1931
Hugh Walpole's thrilling adventure novel of the 1920s revolves around Piccadily Circus. Richard Gunn is an ex-soldier in trouble after the end of the Great War. Jobless and starving in Piccadilly Circus, he encounters his nemesis, Leroy Pengelly. From this encounter the secrets of their shared past start to unravel. A novel which combines elements of the horror and supernatural with the puzzle element of the whodunnit - all wrapped up in one unsettling and uncanny whole. Chapters include:The Barber; Spindle-Shanks In A Dark Garden; Osmund; The Tea Shop; Pengelly On Earth; Pengelly In Heaven; Extraordinary Adventures Of A Corpse; Shadow Pursuing; Helen; The Curate; The Sandwich Bar; Affirmers; Deniers; The Party; and, From The Stars Down.