Dancers in mourning
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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Campion, Albert (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Private investigators -- England -- Fiction,
  • London (England) -- Fiction

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Edition Notes


StatementMargery Allingham.
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p.
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23269202M
ISBN 100553238809

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