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The Oaken Heart

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Title:The Oaken Heart
Allingham, Margery   
(21 of 26 for author by title)
Pearls Before Swine [AKA Coroner's Pidgin] (Albert Campion #14)
No Love Lost
Published:   1941
Publisher:Michael Joseph Ltd.
Tags:autobiography, England, non-fiction, World War II

The story of a small English village called Auburn and the lives of its people during the Second World War. In her one autobiographical work, Margery Allingham tells of the emotions of the people around her and of the jealousies, spites and disillusions, the effects of too little to go around and too many evacuees. A unique work by one of the great names in detective stories, it reveals a view of England's response to war that is very personal.--fantasticfiction.com. [Suggest a different description.]

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Margery Allingham was a British writer detective stories during the "Golden Age" of crime writing. Her character, Albert Campion first appeared in 1929. She continued to develop his character and kept him alive right up until her own death in 1966. The final Campion novel was completed by her husband Philip Youngman Carter posthumously.

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