Dancers in Mourning
Edition language: English
Series: Albert Campion 9 (#9)
I started the new year with a minor Allingham binge and, having now read a fair number of her Campion mysteries (12, i.e. 2/3 of the 18 novels that she herself completed), I think I can safely say that while I won't ever like this series as much as I do those of Christie, Sayers, and Marsh, when All...
[These notes were made in 1988. I read the 1987 printing of the 1937 Penguin edition:]. One ends this novel with a very strong sense of shape - of a pattern satisfactorily completed. That pattern, strangely enough, has almost nothing to do with the murders in the book, or the way they were committe...