Byatt ‘margery allingham deserves to be rediscovered’ - P. D. But gabrielle is not inclined to collude in this delusion. A brilliant standalone mystery from the author of the beloved Campion books. My very favourite of the four Queens of Crime is Allingham’ – J. K. And she has another quality, not usually associated with crime stories, elegance’ - Agatha Christie ‘Margery Allingham has precious few peers and no superiors’ - The Sunday Times ‘Allingham’s work is always of the first rank’ – New York Times ‘Unforgettable.
Black Plumes #ad - A. S. A series of malicious attacks is threatening the Ivory Gallery in London. James ‘the real queen of crime’ - guardian ‘as addictive as cocaine’ – independent ‘allingham has that rare gift in a novelist, especially her villains’ – times literary supplement ‘always of the elect, the creation of characters so rich and so real that they stay with the reader forever’ – Sara Paretsky ‘Allingham’s characters are three-dimensional flesh and blood, Margery Allingham now towers above them’ – Observer ‘Spending an evening with Campion is one of life’s pure pleasures’ – Saturday Review ‘The Dickens of detective writing’ - The Telegraph ‘Allingham captures her quintessential quiet detective Albert Campion to perfection.
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When rita offers her a job she accepts immediately and is swept away in Rita’s Rolls Royce to what she expects will be a glamorous new life as nurse to a wounded war hero. My very favourite of the four Queens of Crime is Allingham” - J. Ignored by the staff, overwhelmed by the work, Gillian is sure things can’t get any worse.
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The reality, however, is less than luxurious. So who killed margot Rob?Reviews“Margery Allingham stands out like a shining light.
More Work for the Undertaker A Campion MysteryAgora Books #ad - Meanwhile the palinodes go about their nocturnal business and Campion dices with danger in his efforts to find the truth. A top-notch mystery, humor, full of keen characterization, a charmingly decadent family and a few sudden deaths” — New York Times In a masterpiece of storytelling, Margery Allingham sends her elegant and engaging detective Albert Campion into the eccentric Palinode household, old English atmosphere, where there have been two suspicious deaths.
More Work for the Undertaker A Campion Mystery #ad - This is a stand-alone title within Margery Allingham’s Albert Campion series. However, if you wish to read the books in the order that they were written please follow the link below to have a look at the order of publication:http://www. Margeryallingham. Org. Uk/bibliography. Htm#books. And if poisoning were not enough, there are also anonymous letters, sudden violence and a vanishing coffin.
As urbane as lord wimsey…as ingenious as Poirot… Meet one of crime fiction’s Great Detectives, Mr Albert Campion.
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Agatha Christie. This is margery allingham’s final novel featuring her famous gentleman sleuth, overflowing with evil arch-villains and classic thuggery against the atmospheric backdrop of postwar England. Lugg has bought a bungalow there, the Saltey Demon is on the loose again . . . A lively british mystery from “one of the greatest mid-20th-century practitioners of the detective novel” Alexander McCall Smith.
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But the device at the center of the mystery is in the possession of two schoolboys, and whether they stole it or invented it, there are others who will kill to get hold of it. A mysterious invention causes mayhem in a coastal English village—from “my very favourite of the four Queens of Crime” J. K.
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Then a corpse in a golden aeroplane. In order to protect valentine, Campion must unravel a story of blackmail and ruthless murder in the world of high fashion. Dancers in mourning and the fashion in shrouds were published in 1937 and 1938, and machinery, and ideology, and are the best examples of Allingham’s capacity to create the atmosphere, of enclosed worlds – the stage and the musical in Dancers in Mourning; the world of haute couture in The Fashion in Shrouds.
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Look to the Lady A Campion MysteryAgora Books #ad - However, if you wish to read the books in the order that they were written please follow the link below to have a look at the order of publication:http://www. Margeryallingham. Org. Uk/bibliography. Htm#booksget a free previously unpublished short story by margery allingham, and exclusive margery allingham materialmargery allingham loved to build relationships with her readers, and whether you are new to Allingham or an established fan sign up to the Margery Allingham mailing list via the link below to be occasionally sent updates on new editions and other news relating to her.
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Corkran, of her majesty’s security service, is convinced that something awful is about to happen there. Others showing an unnatural interest in the goings-on at the turrets include moryak, a very dodgy private investigator with a penchant for stamp-collecting, the Russian ‘diplomat’ hunting the missing scientist; a ruthless property developer and his even more ruthless acolyte, and Rupert whose surname just happens to be Campion and Perdita, two innocent but resourceful young people hired to act out harmless Victorian charades in a far from harmless situation.
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. . Amidst the preparations for minnie and tonker Cassand’s fabulous summer party, a murder is discovered—and it falls to Campion to unravel the intricate web of motives, suspicion and deception.