The Margery Allingham Society

Currently Available Works

 
Margery by a flowering tree
 

Chorion hold the rights to Margery Allingham's literary estate and have been doing sterling work in getting her novels republished. As well as the works of Margery Allingham, Chorion's portfolio includes a number of other classic crime writers including Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler - and family authors such as Enid Blyton among others. For all Allingham publishing or licensing enquiries please contact corporate@chorion.co.uk or call 0207 061 3800.

In the UK, Vintage Books are reprinting all of Margery Allingham's books as are Felony & Mayhem Press in the US. Hachette Digital are producing audiobooks in the UK. These are available from local bookstores or via internet bookstores.

Items listed as available from the Society can be purchased by emailing info@margeryallingham.org.uk or writing to the Membership Secretary. Prices and postage are listed here.

Books not on this page are out of print. Second-hand copies can often be obtained via internet dealers such as Addall, AbeBooks and Oxfam Books.

Books in print in the UK

Golden Duck, have published a new edition of The Oaken Heart, Margery Allingham's account of the early years of World War II as experienced by her home village of Tolleshunt D'Arcy. This edition contains the facsimile text of the first edition with additional material in the form of Margery Allingham's diaries and letters for the period, notes on the the people of the book, pages censored from the first edition, detailed notes and 77 photos and illustrations.
The Oaken Heart 4th edition dustcover
The Oaken Heart
ISBN: 978-1899262038
Published: March 2011
Vintage Books, a division of Random House, are republishing Margery's novels in the UK. Vintage in the United Kingdom was initially created to publish paperback editions of books acquired by the prestigious hardback imprints of Random House UK such as Jonathan Cape, Chatto & Windus, Hutchinson and later William Heinemann, Secker & Warburg and The Harvill Press. There are many Booker Prize and Nobel Prize-winning authors on the Vintage list and the imprint publishes a huge variety of fiction and non-fiction. Over the years Vintage has expanded and the list now includes both great authors of the past - who are published under the Vintage Classics imprint - as well as many of the most influential authors of the present
Mystery Mile audiobook
Mystery Mile
ISBN: 978-0099474692
Published: November 2004
Police at the Funeral
Police at the Funeral
ISBN: 978-0099507345
Published: March 2007
Sweet Danger
Sweet Danger
ISBN: 978-0099474685
Published: November 2004
Flowers for the Judge
Flowers for the Judge
ISBN: 978-0099492825
Published: September 2006
The Case of the Late Pig
The Case of the Late Pig
ISBN: 978-0099477747
Published: December 2005
The Fashion in Shrouds
The Fashion in Shrouds
ISBN: 978-0099492795
Published: March 2006
Traitor's Purse
Traitor's Purse
ISBN: 978-0099492832
Published: March 2006
Coroner's Pidgin
Coroner's Pidgin
ISBN: 978-0099492788
Published: September 2006
More Work for the Undertaker
More Work for the Undertaker
ISBN: 978-0099506072
Published: March 2007
The Tiger in the Smoke
The Tiger in the Smoke
ISBN: 978-0099477730
Published: December 2005
The Beckoning Lady
The Beckoning Lady
ISBN: 978-0099506089
Published: December 2007
Hide My Eyes
Hide My Eyes
ISBN: 978-0099506096
Published: December 2007
The China Governess
The China Governess
ISBN: 978-0099506119
Published: December 2007
The Mind Readers
The Mind Readers
ISBN: 978-0099513278
Published: September 2008
Cargo of Eagles
Cargo of Eagles
ISBN: 978-0099513285
Published: September 2008
Margery Allingham Omnibus
Margery Allingham Omnibus
ISBN: 978-0099503729
Published: October 2006

Books in print in the US

Felony & Mayhem Press was created in 2005 by the owners of the Partners & Crime mystery bookstore in Greenwich Village, New York to print reissues and first US editions of books published overseas. They are republishing Margery Allingham's novels in their original order.
The Crime at Black Dudley
The Crime at Black Dudley
ISBN: 978-1933397429
Published: November 2004
Mystery Mile
Mystery Mile
ISBN: 978-1933397443
Published: June 2006
Look to the Lady
Look to the Lady
ISBN: 978-1933397573
Published: June 2006
Police at the Funeral
Police at the Funeral
ISBN: 978-1933397641
Published: February 2006
Sweet Danger
Sweet Danger
ISBN: 978-1933397900
Published: July 2007
Death of a Ghost
Death of a Ghost
ISBN: 978-1933397825
Published: September 2007
Flowers for the Judge
Flowers for the Judge
ISBN: 978-1934609125
Published: April 2008
The Case of the Late Pig
The Case of the Late Pig
ISBN: 978-1934609149
Published: November 2008
Dancers in Mourning
Dancers In Mourning
ISBN: 978-1933397986
Published: September 2008
The Fashion in Shrouds
The Fashion in Shrouds
ISBN: 978-1934609279
Published: January 2009
Black Plumes
Black Plumes
ISBN: 978-1934609309
Published: March 2009
Traitor's Purse
Traitor's Purse
ISBN: 978-1934609422
Published: October 2009
Coroner's Pidgin
Pearls Before Swine
ISBN: 978-1934609378
Published: December 2009
More Work for the Undertaker
More Work for the Undertaker
ISBN: 978-1934609484
Published: January 2010
The Tiger in the Smoke
The Tiger in the Smoke
ISBN: 978-1934609576
Published: April 2010
The Beckoning Lady
The Beckoning Lady
ISBN: 978-1934609583
Published: August 2010

Audio Books

Published by Hachette Digital Digital, these recordings are read by Philip Franks. Hachette Digital (formerly Time Warner AudioBooks) was launched in 2003 with recordings of some of Little, Brown's bestselling books from authors such as Alexander McCall Smith, Sarah Waters, Patricia Cornwell and Nelson Mandela. We've won gold Spoken Word Awards for Alexander McCall Smith's Tears of the Giraffe and The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs, Peter Mayle's A Good Year and Sir Tom Courtenay's Pretending To Be Me: Philip Larkin, a Portrait, and have published over 200 titles. Hachette Digital publishes audio editions of books published by the Little, Brown Book Group, John Murray and Headline, as well as acquiring classic titles by authors such as Margery Allingham and Ngiao Marsh.
Mystery Mile audiobook
Mystery Mile
ISBN: 978-1405504850
Published: May 2008
Police at the Funeral audiobook
Police at the Funeral
ISBN: 978-1405507158
Published: May 2009
Sweet Danger audiobook
Sweet Danger
ISBN: 978-1405502757
Published: December 2007
Death of a Ghost audiobook
Death of a Ghost
ISBN: 978-1405507110
Published: November 2009
The Case of the Late Pig audiobook
The Case of the Late Pig
ISBN: 978-1405507172
Published: April 2009
The Fashion in Shrouds audiobook
The Fashion in Shrouds
ISBN: 978-1405502740
Published: August 2007
Traitors Purse audiobook
Traitor's Purse
ISBN: 978-1405504898
Published: June 2008
Coroner's Pidgin audiobook
Coroner's Pidgin
ISBN: 978-1405504874
Published: November 2008
More Work for the Undertaker audiobook
More Work for the Undertaker
ISBN: 978-1405504836
Published: September 2008
The Tiger in the Smoke audiobook
The Tiger in the Smoke
ISBN: 978-1405502856
Published: June 2007
The Beckoning Lady audiobook
The Beckoning Lady
ISBN: 978-1405504911
Published: July 2008
Hide My Eyes audiobook
Hide My Eyes
ISBN: 978-1405507134
Published: July 2009
The China Governess audiobook
The China Governess
ISBN: 978-1405507196
Published: September 2009

Dramatisations

 
UK DVDs. Region 2 only. PAL format.
Campion complete series 1 DVD
Campion complete
series 1 & 2
DVD box set
Contains all eight episodes that were filmed: Look to the Lady, Police at the Funeral, The Case of the Late Pig, Death of a Ghost, Sweet Danger, Dancers in Mourning, Flowers for the Judge and Mystery Mile. Special Features include: Subtitles; Cast Filmographies; A Margery Allingham Biography; Campion Bibliography and Picture Galleries. Previously Acorn had released season one as a box set but do not appear to have released season two in the UK.
 
US DVDs. Region 1 only. NTSC format.
Campion complete series 1 DVD
Campion series 1
DVD box set
Campion complete series 2 DVD
Campion series 2
DVD box set

Reference Works

 
Biography 2nd Edition
The second edition of
Julia Jones' biography
of Margery Allingham
is now available from
Golden Duck Publishing
or the Society
Campion's Career
Campion's Career:
A Study of the Novels
of Margery Allingham
by B.A. Pike
Available from UW Press
or the Society
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
Ed. Roger Johnson
& B.A. Pike
£5.00 + postage
Available from the
Society
Margery Allingham, 100 Years of a Great Mystery Writer
Margery Allingham
100 Years of a Great
Mystery Writer

Ed. Marianne van Hoeven
Available from the Society
Bottle Street Miscellany
A Bottle Street
Miscellany

Ed. Pam Bruxner
£6.00 + postage
Available from the Society
Bottle Street Gazette
The Bottle Street
Gazette

All back issues available
Prices vary
Available from the Society
Magersfontein Lugg
Magersfontein Lugg:
A Celebration
Ed. Pam Bruxner
£5.00 inc UK postage
Available from the Society

Allingham Family and Related Works

 
Cheapjack
Cheapjack by
Margery's brother
Philip Allingham
is now available from
Golden Duck Publishing

Society Merchandise

The Margery Allingham has a range of merchandise featuring the Society's logo taken from Pip Youngman Carter's drawing of Albert Campion.
 
Society Badges
Mystery Mile audiobook
Enamel Badge
The Society badges are enamel with a brooch fitting, 1x1.41 inches, price £3.50 + £1.00 postage. Available from the Membership Secretary, info@margeryallingham.org.uk
 
The following items are available from the Society shop at Cafepress.
 

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