By Israel Zangwill.
Henry Publishers. 1892.
"To dash a half-truth in the world's eyes is the surest way of blinding it altogether."
It wraps us in fog and sets us down in the mean streets of Jack the Ripper's London, complete with a freshly cut throat. It offers humor and pathos, a whiff of Dickens, and a skillful locked-room mystery.Several other reviews can be found on the GAD Wiki.
BIG BOW is readily available on Project Gutenberg.
movie version featuring the great Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre, was released in 1946.
Category: Detective fiction