Sunshine, parties and a murder; a typical summer for Campion -- classic British crime writing at its best.
Campion's glorious summer in Pontisbright is blighted by death. Amidst the preparations for Minnie and Tonker Cassand's fabulous summer party, a murder is discovered and it falls to Campion to unravel the intricate web of motive, suspicion and deduction with all his imagination and skill.
Philip Franks sounds, marvellously, as if he's reading in a dinner-jacket . . . Fabulous - INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
Margery Allingham deserves to be rediscovered - P.D. James