Cargo of Eagles (Albert Campion Series #19)

Cargo of Eagles (Albert Campion Series #19)

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by Margery Allingham
     
 

Two roads lead to Saltey, an ancient hamlet on the Essex estuary: one is fast, frequented by mods and rockers on holiday weekends; the other is a dust track, almost hidden by centuries of misuse by black-hearted smugglers. But in this quintessential thriller, Albert Campion discovers that few roads lead out. For Saltey holds a secret rich and mysterious enough

Overview

Two roads lead to Saltey, an ancient hamlet on the Essex estuary: one is fast, frequented by mods and rockers on holiday weekends; the other is a dust track, almost hidden by centuries of misuse by black-hearted smugglers. But in this quintessential thriller, Albert Campion discovers that few roads lead out. For Saltey holds a secret rich and mysterious enough to trap all who enter the village, despite someone’s best endeavours to terrorize, murder and raise the very devil to keep that secret to themselves.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Miss Allingham has a strong, well controlled sense of humour, a power of suggesting character with a few touches and an excellent English style. She has a sense of the fantastic, and is never dull.” –Times Literary Supplement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567230031
Publisher:
Yestermorrow, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/1995
Series:
Albert Campion Series, #19
Pages:
206

Meet the Author

Margery Allingham was a prolific writer who sold her first story at age eight and published her first novel before turning twenty. She went on to become one of the preeminent writers who helped bring the detective story to maturity in the 1920s and 1930s.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
May 20, 1904
Date of Death:
June 30, 1966
Place of Birth:
London
Place of Death:
Colchester, Essex, England
Education:
Endsleigh House School, Colchester; the Perse School, Cambridge; and the Regent Street Polytechnic, London

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