Police At the Funeral: A Campion Mystery by Margery AllinghamPolice At the Funeral: A Campion Mystery by Margery Allingham

Police At the Funeral: A Campion Mystery

byMargery Allingham

Paperback | April 3, 2007

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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 Cambridge to assist the Faraday family with a mystery. He must untangle a web of family resentments and discover the truth behind the disappearance of one of the Faraday cousins, vanished without trace one Sunday morning after church, only to be found dead in a secluded stream.
     Matters are complicated further by the murder of Julia, one of the Faraday sisters, poisoned by her morning cup of tea. Campion must unravel a chillingly ingenious plot, strewn with red herrings to get to the real secret of the Faradays.

     As urbane as Lord Wimsey... as ingenious as Poirot... Meet one of crime fiction's Great Detectives, Mr Albert Campion.
MARGERY ALLINGHAM was born in London in 1904. She sold her first story at age 8 and published her first novel before turning 20. She married the artist, journalist and editor Philip Youngman Carter in 1927. In 1928 Allingham published her first detective story, The White Cottage Mystery, and the following year, in The Crime at Black Du...
Title:Police At the Funeral: A Campion MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 0.6 inPublished:April 3, 2007Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:009950734X

ISBN - 13:9780099507345


Rated 4 out of 5 by from classic murder mystery Campion is one of the quintessential eccentric detectives. Written in the 1930s, this classic murder mystery is an excellent example of the genre.
Date published: 2017-11-02

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“Margery Allingham deserves to be rediscovered.”
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