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The Black Dudley Murder

Margery Allingham

The Black Dudley Murder

by Margery Allingham

  • 2 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Aeonian Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Campion, Albert (Fictitious character)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCampion (1)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11295818M
    ISBN 100891901884
    ISBN 109780891901884

    Black Dudley is a grim, isolated, ancient family mansion. The present owner (an elderly invalid) has invited his nephew/heir to bring a party of young people for a visit to cheer him up. It seems like an odd request until you meet the two old guys who are permanent residents/5(). The Crime at Black Dudley, first published in , is the first novel which introduces Margery Allingham’s amiable sleuth—Albert Campion.. The Black Dudley is an ancient, remote mansion inhabited by recluse, Colonel Combe, but owned by Wyatt Petrie, a young academic who decides to revive his property with a weekend party to which he invites his friends and colleagues.

    She raised the bar for detective stories; The Crime at Black Dudley is a compelling and modern crime novel dressed in the mores and costumes of the s. Despite the seriousness of investigating a murder, there is considerable humor in the situations and the reactions of the characters. The Black Dudley Murder (released in England as The Crime at Black Dudley) is a somewhat awkward early murder mystery by Margery Allingham, who went on to become -- along with Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, and Ngiao Marsh one of the grand dames of the Golden Age of British sets things up well enough, drawing a group of characters to a secluded country house and offing one 3/5.

      The Crime at Black Dudley is an interesting start to a series, since the eventual main character is just a supporting player. I’ll have to read more to know if I actually like him or not. I’ll have to read more to know if I actually like him or not.3/5. The Black Dudley Murder is the first Allingham mystery I've read, and I must say that I was a bit confused over the fact that this book is billed as an Albert Campion mystery. The back cover gives details of how a murder given at the Black Dudley Estate is sleuthed-out by the ever-charming Mr. Campion, a /5().


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The Black Dudley Murder [Margery Allingham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Murder turns a weekend house party at Black Dudley Manor into a deadly affair when the host is discovered brutally slain.

Nor do gruesome rituals/5(). Black Dudley is a grim, isolated, ancient family mansion. The present owner (an elderly invalid) has invited his nephew/heir to bring a party of young people for a visit to cheer him up.

It seems like an odd request until you meet the two old guys who are permanent residents. They're as cheerless as the house and the servants aren't any better/5(). The Crime at Black Dudley is the first in Margery Allinghams Albert Campion series, but it is not exactly a novel featuring Albert Campion but instead a novel in which a minor character called Albert Campion appears and takes over the book.

I can see why Allingham refused to halt Campion in his coup, for he is an interesting character (certainly more interesting than the Scotland Yard /5. Initially cast as a 'zany', he has a great deal of fun in him. In later novels he will gradually mature into a genuinely remarkable Black Dudley Murder was the first novel in which Campion appears.

Written in when she was 23 (and just recently married) the book is quite a bit different from later by: 6. Get this from a library.

The Black Dudley murder. [Margery Allingham] -- While Campion plays a major role, George Abbershaw is the primary character and detective in this book. Abbershaw goes to Black Dudley household to join a weekend party. Wyatt Petrie's uncle dies.

What did you love best about The Crime at Black Dudley. This is a period story in the tradition of Jeeves and Wooster, Her Royal Spyness, Blandings, The Poor Relation Books, Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, The Mrs.

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Murder turns a weekend house party at Black Dudley Manor into a deadly affair when the host is discovered brutally slain. Nor do gruesome rituals, callous interrogations, and perilous traps add to the fun. Fatal mystification might win the day, if Albert Campion were not there to sift through 3/5(1).

The Crime at Black Dudley, first published inis the first novel to introduce Margery Allingham's amiable and much loved sleuth Albert Campion. [retrieved 11/10/16 from ] [retrieved 11/10/16 from ]/5(36).

About the Book. The Black Dudley is an ancient, remote mansion inhabited by recluse, Colonel Combe, but owned by Waytt Petrie, a young academic who decides to revive his property with a weekend party to which he invites his friends and colleagues.

The Crime At Black Dudley / The Black Dudley Murder By Margery Allingham - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Black Book (Dutch: Zwartboek) is a war drama thriller film co-written and directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman, and Halina film, credited as based on several true events and characters, is about a young Jewish woman in the Netherlands who becomes a spy for the resistance during World War II after tragedy befalls her in an Music by: Anne Dudley.

Publisher's Summary: When George Abbershaw is invited to Black Dudley Manor for the weekend, he has only one thing on his mind - proposing to Meggie Oliphant. Unfortunately for George, things don't quite go according to plan. A harmless game turns decidedly deadly and suspicions of murder take precedence over matrimony.

Trapped in a remote country house with a murderer, George can see no. Find books like The Crime at Black Dudley (Albert Campion Mystery #1) from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked The Crim. The Crime At Black Dudley () About book: Alas, I did not enjoy this mystery. The pacing was awkward, the locale aggressively gothic, the romance element flat and stilted, and the setup for the crime absurdly over-the-top, with a level of emotional maturity and depth similar to what you'd find in a Scooby-Doo you want to read The Crime at Black Dudley, please do so/5(2).

The Crime at Black Dudley, first published inis the first novel to introduce Margery Allingham's amiable and much loved sleuth—Albert Campion. Product Details About the AuthorBrand: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Murder turns a weekend house part at Black Dudley Manor into a deadly affair when the host is discovered brutally slain. Detective Albert Campion is there to 4/5(1). The Crime at Black Dudley - Ebook written by Margery Allingham. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Crime at Black Dudley.5/5(1). "Originally published in England as The crime at Black Dudley." While Campion plays a major role, George Abbershaw is the primary character and detective in this book.

Abbershaw goes to Black Dudley household to join a weekend party. Wyatt Petrie's uncle dies during a game. George is a doctor and is called upon to sign the death : The Black Dudley Murder by Margery Allingham Review by Matt B. (BuffaloSavage)Our series hero Albert Campion makes his debut in this whodunnit.

A reader’s response depends on the reader’s patience with tried and true customs of the Golden Age of the Mystery. The Black Dudley Murder. Margery Allingham. pages. [Source: Bought] I'm so glad that The Black Dudley Murder was not my first introduction to Margery Allingham or Albert Campion.

(The Case of the Late Pig was a fantastic introduction.) George Abbershaw, our narrator, is a house-guest at a weekend party in a country house. The Black Dudley Murder (a.k.a.

The Crime at Black Dudley) by Margery Allingham contains the first appearance of her famous detective, Albert Campion. That fact alone has a story behind it. Have you ever heard the stories that authors tell about characters that will not do what you want them to or, worse yet, take.Condition: Near fine.

This copy of Black Dudley Murder, by Margery Allingham, is a mass market paperback, published by MacFadden [#, [Previous dealer's stamp.] [Also released as: The Crime at Black Dudley] [Mystery] Author: Allingham, Margery.

Title: The Black Dudley Murder. Also released as: The Crime at Black Rating: % positive.