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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Disappointing version

Awful abridged version that destroys the original plot and characterization. Read far too quickly. Really disappointing.
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- Anita Hawthorne

Book Details

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