Campion at Christmas: 4 Holiday Stories

Margery Allingham

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Perhaps it’ll start being Christmas now you’re here…

And who better to spend a cosy Christmas with than ingenious and affable investigator, Albert Campion.

Featuring two classic Campion mysteries and two special holiday tales, this short story collection from Queen of Crime, Margery Allingham, is the perfect Christmas treat for any Golden Age Crime enthusiast. Filled with traditional British charm, snow covered crime scenes, and just a touch of Christmas magic, these festive stories are perfect for the season.

This collection includes ‘On Christmas Day in the Morning’ (1963), ‘Happy Christmas’ (1962), ‘The Case of the Man with the Sack’ (1937), and ‘Word in Season: A Story for Christmas’ (1965).

Reviews for Margery Allingham:

'Margery Allingham stands out like a shining light. And she has another quality, not usually associated with crime stories, elegance' – Agatha Christie

'My very favourite of the four Queens of Crime is Allingham' – J. K. Rowling

'Always of the elect, Margery Allingham now towers above them' – The Observer

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