Five titles in Margaret Allingham’s series of crime novels following the detective Albert Campion: The Crime at Black Dudley, The Fashion in Shrouds, Traitor’s Purse, The Case of the Late Pig and The Tiger in the Smoke.
Reviewed by Brandon Robshaw in Slightly Foxed Issue 52.
‘Margery Allingham stands out like a shining light.’ Agatha Christie
A Gentleman on the Case
What do you feel like reading, curled up in your armchair? Obviously, a whodunnit. But not just any old whodunnit. You don’t want the colourless style and arid tricksiness of Agatha Christie, nor...Read more