Look to the Lady

Look to the Lady
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Margery Allingham
15 October 2015
Agora Books

Look to the Lady is part of Margery Allingham’s Albert Campion mystery series.

Finding himself the victim of a botched kidnapping attempt, Val Gyrth suspects that he might be in a spot of trouble. Unexpected news to him – but not to the mysterious Mr Campion, who reveals that the ancient Chalice entrusted to Val’s family is being targeted by a ruthless ring of thieves.

Fleeing London for the supposed safety of Suffolk, Val and Campion come face to face with events of a perilous and puzzling nature – Campion might be accustomed to outwitting criminal minds, but can he foil supernatural forces?

Look to the Lady was first published in 1931.


‘My very favourite of the four Queens of Crime is Allingham’  JK Rowling

‘Spending an evening with Campion is one of life’s pure pleasures’  The Sunday Times

‘At least twice in my life I have owned the complete works of Margery Allingham, but I keep finding that some have gone astray. The detective-story collection is stockpiled in the spare bedroom, and over the years I have found that the Allinghams effortlessly top the list of Books Most Often Nicked’  Jane Stevenson, The Guardian

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