Coroner's Pidgin (Albert Campion Series #12)

Coroner's Pidgin (Albert Campion Series #12)

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by Margery Allingham
     
 

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Campion returns from three years’ work for the War Office in Europe to find that Lugg, his manservant, has brought him an unusual gift: the black silk nightdress-clad body of a dead woman, an apparent suicide. Wanting only to get away to a well-deserved rest, Campion must instead assist Detective Chief Inspector Oates and Superintendent Yeo in unravelling

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Campion returns from three years’ work for the War Office in Europe to find that Lugg, his manservant, has brought him an unusual gift: the black silk nightdress-clad body of a dead woman, an apparent suicide. Wanting only to get away to a well-deserved rest, Campion must instead assist Detective Chief Inspector Oates and Superintendent Yeo in unravelling a tangled plot of deception and murder as the war draws to its conclusion.

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“Allingham has that rare gift in a novelist, the creation of characters so rich and so real that they stay with the reader forever.”
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780099492788
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/03/2006
Series:
Albert Campion Series, #12
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.87(h) x 0.63(d)

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