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Look to the Lady by Margery Allingham
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One of the three great dames of British detective mysteries. I find it a bit strange that all three created detectives that came across as vain, smug and a bit foppish, and in the case of Poirot it wasn't a matter of somewhat but rather excessively vain and smug. While for me, Christie's Poirot has become increasingly tiresome. Parkers, Sir Peter Wimsey on the other hand has become more likable and now I'm beginning to see some hope for Allingham's Albert Campion as well. In the books I've read so far, he has become a little less of an inane character and settled into a bit more of your typical amateur detective.

And while I'm still debating the likability of the afore mentioned Mr. Campion I am grudgingly admitting that I'm starting to enjoy Allingham's ability to tell a tale.
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March 31, 2016 – Finished Reading
April 6, 2016 – Shelved

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