Allingham is, like Sayers, a brilliant and deliberately inventive and experimental stylist, so if you're there for the prose and the experimentation with whodunit form, she's indubitably one of the greats. Read in our apps: iOS. · Android.
"Mourning is not forgetting... I'm quite a fan of Margery Allingham. At her best she writes intelligent detective stories which are very well characterised and plotted.