Agatha Christie called her ‘a shining light’. Have you discovered Margery Allingham, the ‘true queen’ of the classic murder mystery?
Private detective Albert Campion is summoned to Cambridge to assist the Faraday family with a mystery. He must untangle a web of family resentments and discover the truth behind the disappearance of one of the Faraday cousins, vanished without trace one Sunday morning after church, only to be found dead ina secluded stream.
Matters are complicated further by the murder of Julia, one of the Faraday sisters, poisoned by her morning cup of tea. Campion must unravel a chillingly ingenious plot, strewn with red herrings to get to the real secret of the Faradays.
As urbane as Lord Wimsey.as ingenious as Poirot. Meet one of crime fiction’s Great Detectives, Mr Albert Campion.
PUBLISHER: VINTAGE/ IPSO Books
PUBLICATION DATE: 1st March 2007
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