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Black plumes.

Margery Allingham

Black plumes.

by Margery Allingham

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Published by Penguin Books in Middlesex .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPenguin books -- 737
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR"6001"L678"B4"1950
The Physical Object
Pagination237 p.
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20438390M

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Sewell was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, into a devoutly Quaker family. Her father was Isaac Phillip Sewell (–), and her mother, Mary Wright Sewell (–) was a successful author of childrens books. A cupboard, a corpse, and a cache of family skeletons The Ivorys lived in state, in London. All respectable. But when Frances warned her grandmother that "something was going on," it was the understatement of the decade. Upstairs, in a cupboard, there .

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Black Plumes is a murder mystery but does not feature Margery Allinghams usual sleuth, Albert Campion (despite a mention of Uncle Adolphus that had my heart leaping with hope).

So it lacks the bonus layer of interest that comes from following the development of a single character over many books and many years of his supposed life/5(). 'Black Plumes' is a standalone novel which centres round the Ivory family and their prestigious art gallery.

A spate of malicious incidents results in damage to a valuable painting but this is only the tip of the iceberg of what is going on within the family and murder is the result/5(). Top and bottom of book spine edges are very slightly rubbed, as are tips of corners.

Black top edge. End papers are browning, and small markings in ink on upper corner of right front end paper. Title page in black and white depicts skull and plumes, and this same depiction appears on book spine and dust jacket front cover.

Book is square and tight. Black Plumes. Book Details. Title: This book is in the public domain in Canada, and is made available to you DRM-free. You may do whatever you like with this book, but mostly we hope you will read it.

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