For Albert Campion’s creator, the war was her salvation.
This is the third episode of Queens of Crime at War, a six part series looking at what the best writers from the golden age of detective fiction did once that period came to an end with the start of the Second World War.
There are no spoilers in this episode.
— Dancers in Mourning by Margery Allingham
— Busman’s Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers
— The Fashion in Shrouds by Margery Allingham
— Traitor’s Purse by Margery Allingham
— Coroner’s Pidgin by Margery Allingham
— The Oaken Heart by Margery Allingham
— The Adventures of Margery Allingham by Julia Jones (aka Julia Thorogood)
— Ink in Her Blood: The Life and Crime Fiction of Margery Allingham by Richard Martin
— Mr Campion’s Career by B. A. Pike
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