The Fashion in Shrouds

  • by Margery Allingham
  • Narrated by Philip Franks
  • 3 hrs and 35 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

First, there is a skeleton in a dinner jacket. Then, a corpse in a golden aeroplane. After another body is found, Albert Campion nearly makes a fourth.Both the skeleton and the corpse have died with suspicious convenience for Georgia Wells, a monstrous but charming actress with a raffish entourage. Georgia's best friend just happens to be Valentine, a top couturier and Campion's sister. In order to protect Valentine, Campion must unravel a story of blackmail and ruthless murder.


What the Critics Say

"Allingham's work is always of the first rank." (New York Times)
"Margery Allingham has precious few peers and no superiors." (Sunday Times)


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Customer Reviews

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Too Fast!

I thought, at first, that the ipod was playing this book at a faster speed than normal. It is impossible to listen to and to follow the story - it's just too much work to be enjoyable.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-01-2007
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK