The China Governess - Margery Allingham Reviews
Description:ISBN 014016619X / Author: Margery Allingham / Genre: Fiction / Timothy Kinnit had everything - wealth and good looks. Then it happened: ... more
The China Governess - Margery Allingham ... he learned he was adopted. His search in London for the facts of his birth involves a tale of evacuation and a mentally deficient youth, drags up a murder and sets off another, before Albert Campion can reveal the truth.
Newest Review: ... or greater extent). The plot Timothy Kinnit is a happy man, being about to marry his beautiful fiancée, Julia Laurell. ... more
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Margery Allingham is known as one of the Queens of Crime, and brought her fictional detective stories to the fore between the two world wars. Her main character is Albert Campion, televised by Peter Davison (although frankly, having seen the TV show the other night, I'm not sure that Peter Davison fits my image of Campion). This book is one of the Campion series, yet the detective hardly features in the book, which I actually feel is an advantage - Campion is known as a 'silly-ass', but is really quite a bland character, who adds little to Allingham's novels. If you want to start by reading a book that focuses mainly on Campion to get a feel for him as a character, ... Read the complete review
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