A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY
John Lafcadio’s ambition to be known as the greatest painter since Rembrandt was not to be thwarted by a matter as trifling as his own death. A set of twelve sealed paintings is the bequest he leaves to his widow – together with the instruction that she unveil one canvas each year before a carefully selected audience.
Albert Campion is among the cast of gadabouts, muses and socialites gathered for the latest ceremony – but art is the last thing on the sleuth’s mind when a brutal stabbing occurs….
Margery Allingham stands out like a shining light
Margery Allingham deserves to be rediscovered
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Miss Allingham is one of the few writers who can deal with art. Both her passions and her patterns are beautiful, accurate and serene