Campion enters into a highly eccentric household where all is not what it seems and two suspicious deaths remain unsolved -- classic British crime writing at its best.
In a masterpiece of storytelling, Margery Allingham sends her elegant and engaging detective Albert Campion into the eccentric Palinode household, where there have been two suspicious deaths. And, if poisoning were not enough, there are also anonymous letters, sudden violence and a vanishing coffin. Meanwhile, the Palinodes go about their nocturnal business and Campion dices with danger in his efforts to find the truth.
Philip Franks sounds, marvellously, as if he's reading in a dinner-jacket . . . Fabulous - INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
Margery Allingham stands out like a shining light. Everything she writes has a definite shape ... each book has its own separate and distinctive background - Agatha Christie