Kif Author:Josephine Tey 'He saw the army revolver appear as if by magic in Lisman's hand...and even as the retort came he had fired instinctively--as instinctively as he would have fired on the enemy confronted suddenly in patrol--and he saw Lisman sag at the knees and drop.' — Kif is an orphan, a country boy who grows to manhood in the hell of the Flanders trenches. — T... more »he war ended, he finds himself alone, homeless, penniless, without work. Until he meets Baba...wild, beautiful Baba, the sister of a criminal.
Driven by his passion for Baba, Kif embarks on a life of crime. And drifts, inevitably, towards his tragic end.« less