The Crime at Black Dudley
A house party is under way at the remote mansion of Black Dudley, and among the guests are some very shady characters. As they playfully recreate the ritual of the Black Dudley Dagger, someone dies. Pathologist George Abbershaw suspects foul play, and when a vital item is mislaid, a gang of... show more
A house party is under way at the remote mansion of Black Dudley, and among the guests are some very shady characters. As they playfully recreate the ritual of the Black Dudley Dagger, someone dies. Pathologist George Abbershaw suspects foul play, and when a vital item is mislaid, a gang of crooks hold the guests hostage. Will they escape the house – what did happen to the Colonel – and just who is the mysterious Mr Campion? Neither the story nor Albert Campion is quite as vapid and slow as you might expect....
Publish date: 2015-05-17
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, 20th Century
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
, Golden Age Mystery
Series: Albert Campion 9 (#1)
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George Abbershaw is part of a group of young people, who have been invited to a house party at the remote Black Dudley mansion. During a vivid dinner conversation, the group decides to play a game, which leads to the demice of someone. But this death isn´t the only thing that is wrong at Black Dudle...
The Crime at Black Dudley is the first Albert Campion mystery. It came out in 1929, and is probably best compared to Agatha Christie or Dorothy L. Sayers novels of the same period. (For Christie, this is the era before any Miss Marple, or most Poirot - think Partners in Crime, The Big Four, or The...
The first Albert Campion mystery features Campion in a rather minor role. He is one of a number of guests at a weekend house party at Black Dudley manor. As mystery aficionados might expect, there is a murder, but the murder pales next to the much larger crime that will endanger all of the house res...