Mr. Campion and others

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Penguin Books, 1950 - Fiction - 284 pages
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Review: Mr Campion and Others (Albert Campion)

User Review  - Spotsalots - Goodreads

A fun little set of mystery stories, mostly from the 1930s. They prompt some ruminations on the genre and period. First off, I think Margery Allingham was (at her best) an excellent writer, albeit not ... Read full review

Review: Mr Campion and Others (Albert Campion)

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Not a bad selection of short stories but in my opinion, nothing like as good as her novels. Not much detection; pretty well all the cases were solved by flashes of inspiration or by Campion's intimate ... Read full review


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About the author (1950)

Margaret Allingham was a prolific writer who sold her first story at age eight and published her first novel before turning 20. Allingham went on to become one of the pre-eminent writers who helped bring the detective story to maturity in the 1920s and 1930s.

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