An old-time baker's dozen of stories, in which Mr Albert Campion - with or without the help of the lugubrious Superintendent Oates - relieves friends and acquaintances from the inconveniences of assault, blackmail, confidence tricks and the like.
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"Margery Allingham has worked her way up to a worthy place among the tiny hierarchy of front-rankers in the detective world" ( Tatler)
"Margery Allingham stands out like a shining light" (Agatha Christie)
"Allingham is the best of mystery writers" ( New Yorker)
"The real queen of crime" ( Guardian)
Agatha Christie called her 'a shining light'. Have you discovered Margery Allingham, the 'true queen' of the classic murder mystery?
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Book Description Penguin, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140087834