Police at the funeral (Book, 2007) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Author: Margery Allingham
Publisher: New York : Felony and Mayhem, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Felony & Mayhem edView all editions and formats
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Caroline Faraday runs her house like a Victorian fiefdom, unconcerned with the fact that it's 1931. Furniture and meals are heavy and elaborate, motorcars and morning tea are forbidden on account of vulgarity. The Faraday children, now well into middle age, chafe at the restrictions, but with no money of their own, they respond primarily by quarreling amongst themselves. Their endless squabbling is tedious but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margery Allingham
ISBN: 9781933397641 1933397640
OCLC Number: 124509932
Notes: Originally published: s.l.: Heinemann, 1931.
Description: 290 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Margery Allingham.

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Caroline Faraday runs her house like a Victorian fiefdom, unconcerned with the fact that it's 1931. Furniture and meals are heavy and elaborate, motorcars and morning tea are forbidden on account of vulgarity. The Faraday children, now well into middle age, chafe at the restrictions, but with no money of their own, they respond primarily by quarreling amongst themselves. Their endless squabbling is tedious but nothing more until one of them turns up dead, followed shortly by his petulant, whining sister. Though neither will be much missed, decency demands that Caroline Faraday hire the nearly respectable Albert Campion to investigate their untimely ends.
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