This is a vintage murder mystery. Agatha Christie called her 'a shining light'. Have you discovered Margery Allingham, the 'true queen' of the classic murder mystery? Private detective Albert Campion is summoned to the village of Kepesake to investigate a particularly distasteful death. The body turns out to be that of Pig Peters, freshly killed five months after his own funeral. Soon other corpses start to turn up, just as Peters's body goes missing. It takes all Campion's coolly incisive powers of detection to unravel the crime. As urbane as Lord Wimsey...as ingenious as Poirot...Meet one of crime fiction's Great Detectives, Mr Albert Campion.
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(198mm x 129mm x 10mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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Author Biography - Margery Allingham
Margery 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 preeminent writers who helped bring the detective story to maturity in the 1920s and 1930s. She died in 1966.