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More informationSir Hugh Seymour Walpole (1884-1941) was a New Zealand-born English novelist, famous for his skill at scene setting and vivid plots. He was a best-selling author in the 1920s and 1930s and remains popular to this day.
'The Tiger' is the evocative tale of an Englishman who travels to New York and descends strangely into a terrible psychosis in which he seems to perceive wild animals roaming through the subway beneath the streets. One of them, a tiger, is particularly sinister because the man knows this is the beast which will eventually track him down and pounce....