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The Fashion in Shrouds - Margery Allingham
The Fashion in Shrouds
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780708901526 (0708901522)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print
Edition language: English
Series: Albert Campion 9 (#10)
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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...
Andrea K Höst
Andrea K Höst rated it
This book could essentially be renamed "A Tale of Three Career Women". Written 'between the wars', you can almost see the author wrestling with old and new conceptions of what it is to be male and female - sometimes using statements which are teeth-grindingly appalling. Some of these statements co...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
Somehow I've gotten onto a string of misogynistic women authors. Compared to this the last one, Christie's Blue Train, seems quite mild. At least its sexism is of a more paternal tone -- oh, you women are so silly and unable to control your feelings --rather than truly hateful. The women here are no...
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