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Characters are more developed and accessible, as well.
What follows is an intricate story with many strands both past and present and the tension gradually builds to a nail biting finish and an intriguing epilogue.
This is a thoroughly enjoyable mystery, particularly for those who are fans of this series or of mysteries of this era.
I'm reading all the Albert Campion books. Not a bad one in the bunch. Well written and quit enjoyable.Published 1 month ago by Mr. G. Snyder
I've read and not enjoyed MORE WORK FOR THE UNDERTAKER and THE FASHION IN SHROUDS, two books that were well-written, decidedly ambitious, and reflective of a great talent for... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Douglas J. Bassett
She is the P.D. James of the early 20th century- a superb writer. Great mystery but written like Shakespeare.I loved the book.Published 3 months ago by Cathy Jo Cress
A lesson in old fashioned story telling, superb construction totally masks an uncharacteristically weak plot. Campion and Lugg make an engaging pair, as usual.Published 5 months ago by Kolathu Vishwanathan
While I didn't get my usual quotations from this book, I enjoyed it quite a bit, though I like her ones with Amanda Fitton in them the best (see Mr. Campion's Lady below). Read morePublished 10 months ago by Neal J. Pollock
Big fan of early British mysteries, particularly Margery Allingham's Campion, he always manages to come out of a dangerous situation unscathed . A cool, suave character.Published 14 months ago by Tommy L King
The publishing firm of Barnabus is suddenly in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons when one of its directors is found dead in a locked cellar which the firm uses as a... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Damaskcat