Books: Farewell to Campion

CARGO OF EAGLES by Margery Ailingham. 233 pages. Morrow. $4.95.

When England's Margery Allingham died last year at 62, her fans mourned the fact that she took the great detective Albert Campion with her. Actually, the diffident, gentlemanly unraveler of Miss Allingham's mysteries survived his creator briefly. In her posthumous Cargo of Eagles, he pulls all the disparate pieces together for the last time. He will be missed.

Right to the end, plump, kindly Miss Allingham kept her scene fresh and her characters contemporary. In this one, a seedy village on a saltwater marsh...

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