Mr. Campion and others

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Penguin Books, 1950 - Fiction - 284 pages
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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

My absolute favorite if Allingham's work --like Ellery Queen and some others, she was a great short story writer but her novels tend to be gloomy. Most of these stories are delightfully light and ... Read full review

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User Review  - JimPratt - LibraryThing

A perfectly enjoyable set of stories featuring Albert Campion and of course his foil, Stanislaus Oates. While the formula remains constant, there is enough ingenuity in the plot twists and certainly ... 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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