English writer of detective fiction, editorwd:Q266205
genre: mystery fiction, detective fiction
country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: Stephen Perse Foundation, University of Westminster
occupation: writer, novelist, editor
Margery Louise Allingham (20 May 1904 – 30 June 1966) was an English novelist from the "Golden Age of Detective Fiction", best remembered for her hero, the gentleman sleuth Albert Campion.
Initially believed to be a parody of Dorothy L. Sayers's detective Lord Peter Wimsey, Campion matured into a strongly individual character, part-detective, part-adventurer, who formed the basis for 18 novels and many short stories.
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