The Man in the Brown Suit was first published in 1924. This edition was fist published by Pan Books in 1953. Further printings were in 1954, 1956 and 1957. This copy is from the fifth printing in 1958.
The mysterious man in the brown suit is the link beween a fatal accident at a London Underground station and the body of a strangled woman found at a Member of Parliament's lonely country-house.
Enterprising Anne Beddingfield, backed by a newspaper magnate, follows clues leading to South Africa, and there finds herself plunged into a highly dangerous Secret Service adventure.