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The China Governess (Albert Campion Series #17)

The China Governess (Albert Campion Series #17)

by Margery Allingham
     
 

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Timothy Kinnit is rich, handsome and well-bred. He seems to have everything. Then, on the eve of his elopement, he learns that he was adopted, and he is desperate to know who he really is. Someone seems no less keen to stop him finding out. Violence, deception and death bedevil the post-war housing estate that has grown from the ashes of the notorious Turk Street

Overview

Timothy Kinnit is rich, handsome and well-bred. He seems to have everything. Then, on the eve of his elopement, he learns that he was adopted, and he is desperate to know who he really is. Someone seems no less keen to stop him finding out. Violence, deception and death bedevil the post-war housing estate that has grown from the ashes of the notorious Turk Street Mile, and the shadow of a long-forgotten murder hangs over it all — until Luke and Campion are finally able to dispel the darkness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780380705788
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/1990
Series:
Albert Campion Series, #17
Pages:
272

Meet the Author

Margery Allingham published her first novel before turning twenty. She went on to become one of the pre-eminent 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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