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Margery Allingham Waits For The Invasion

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.

Books referenced:
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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The original music for this series, “The Case Of The Black Stormcloud”, was created by Martin Zaltz Austwick. Find out more about his work at martinzaltzaustwick.wordpress.com.

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