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The Beckoning Lady (Albert Campion Series #15)
     

The Beckoning Lady (Albert Campion Series #15)

by Margery Allingham
 

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Old William Faraday is dead, apparently of natural causes. Another man is dead too, and it was certainly murder.

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Old William Faraday is dead, apparently of natural causes. Another man is dead too, and it was certainly murder.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780380705740
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1990
Series:
Albert Campion Series , #15
Pages:
256

Meet the Author

MARGERY ALLINGHAM was born in London in 1904. She sold her first story at age 8 and published her first novel before turning 20. She married the artist, journalist and editor Philip Youngman Carter in 1927. In 1928 Allingham published her first detective story, The White Cottage Mystery, and the following year, in The Crime at Black Dudley, she introduced the detective who was to become the hallmark of her sophisticated crime novels and murder mysteries -- Albert Campion. Famous for her London thrillers, such as Hide My Eyes and The Tiger in the Smoke, Margery Allingham has been compared to Dickens in her evocation of the city's shady underworld. Acclaimed by crime novelists such as P.D. James, Allingham is counted alongside Dorothy L. Sayers, Agatha Christie and Gladys Mitchell as a pre-eminent Golden Age crime writer. Margery Allingham died in 1966.

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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