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Police at the Funeral - Margery Allingham, David Thorpe
Police at the Funeral
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The tranquility of Cambridge is punctured when Cousin Andrew of the illustrious Faraday family disappears without a trace. No time is wasted in summoning Albert Campion and his sleuthing skills away from the bustle of Piccadilly to investigate – but little does he expect to be greeted by a band... show more
The tranquility of Cambridge is punctured when Cousin Andrew of the illustrious Faraday family disappears without a trace. No time is wasted in summoning Albert Campion and his sleuthing skills away from the bustle of Piccadilly to investigate – but little does he expect to be greeted by a band of eccentric relatives all at daggers with each other. Soon there are as many dead bodies as there are red herrings, and Campion must uncover the secrets of the Faraday dynasty before another victim falls…
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Format: audiobook
ASIN: B00BMT8VC2
Publisher: Audible Studios
Minutes: 581
Edition language: English
Series: Albert Campion 9 (#4)
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Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
0.0 Mr. Campion of 17A Bottle Street, Piccadilly, London
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...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
3.0
This is the first book in the series to not have organized crime as a plot element. Like all the other Campion books it is set an old family home with an upper-crust cast (Allingham comes near to breaking the fourth wall when she makes her police officer comment on the improbability of this given ho...
Andrea K Höst
Andrea K Höst rated it
Moving out of the rarefied atmosphere of international crime rings, this is a English house mystery with a twist, chock-full of excessive characters. A couple of uncomfortable moments on the racism front, but a better treatment of women than earlier books, and quite a puzzler of a mystery.
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