More Work for the Undertaker, Paperback
3 out of 5 (1 rating)


An Albert Campion mystery. In a masterpiece of storytelling, Margery Allingham sends her elegant and engaging detective Albert Campion into the eccentric Palinode household, where there have been two suspicious deaths. And if poisoning were not enough, there are also anonymous letters, sudden violence and a vanishing coffin.

Meanwhile the Palinodes go about their nocturnal business and Campion dices with danger in his efforts to find the truth.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780099506072



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This is probably a 3.5. First time reading Albert Campion (or listening). Very dense and social. Enjoyed it. But I had to relisten to many sections. Not generally true for "detective." Lots of characters and things going on.

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