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The Gyrth Chalice Mystery

by Margery Allingham

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Published by Avon Books (Mm) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCampion (4)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7432512M
ISBN 100380705729
ISBN 109780380705726
OCLC/WorldCa19071268

crime, fiction, mystery, film adaptation, Albert Campion (Fictional character) Description: The Gyrth family had guarded the Gyrth Chalice for hundreds of years. It was held by them for the British Crown. Its antiquity, its beauty, the legends that were connected with it, all . Directed by Martyn Friend. With Peter Davison, Brian Glover, Gordon Jackson, Barbara Jefford. Campion and Lugg help protect a prominent family's name, fortune, and a priceless heirloom from thieves, cutthroats, and witchcraft.

Margery Allingham 2 book lot from The Gyrth Chalise Mystery and Mystery Mile. Both first edition paperbacks. Good Rating: % positive. The Gyrth Chalice Mystery (Albert Campion Mystery #3) Published by Doubleday Crime Club First US Edition, Hardcover Author(s): Published January 5th by Penguin Books Ltd Paperback, pages Author(s): Margery Allingham. ISBN: X Edition language: English.

Look to the Lady; or, The Gyrth Chalice Mystery copies, 18 reviews. Pearls Before Swine copies, 12 reviews. The Fashion in Shrouds copies, 18 reviews. Flowers for the Judge copies, 9 reviews. Death of a Ghost copies, 13 reviews. Classic Crime 5 Book Gift Set. Genre/Form: Fiction Mystery fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Allingham, Margery, Gyrth chalice mystery. Garden City, N.Y.: Published.


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Margery /5(). Gyrth Chalice Mystery, the [Margery Allingham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(). "There is a legend about the priceless Gyrth Chalice-and it is written in blood.

Now it is Val Gyrth's turn to visit the tower room high above the Gyrth family mansion, to learn the terrible secret that has haunted his family for generations.

But he won't be the only visitor. A powerful ring of thieves is after the prized relic. And it's up to Albert Campion to stop them.4/5(4). The mystery opens well.

We have Val Gyrth, an aristocratic down and out, threatened by kidnappers and lured to safety by Campion. To give him his full name, Percival St John Wykes Gyrth, belongs to an old family who are the keepers of the Gyrth Chalice.4/5.

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The Gyrth Chalice Mystery. Author: Margery Allingham ISBN: Genre: Fiction File Size: MB. Typical early Campion book: an adventure/thriller set in rural England with a more light-hearted, no-consequences feel than the later books, despite the serious events that occur.

Campion has been hired to protect the Gyrth Chalice from a gang of international thieves and thus save the Gyrth family from the dire consequences of its loss/5.

Read “Campion 03 – Look to the Lady (Gyrth Chalice Mystery)”, by Margery Allingham online on Bookmate –.

Directed by Martyn Friend. With Peter Davison, Brian Glover, Andrew Burt, Gordon Jackson. After capturing the neighborhood witch in the act of haunting a woodland glade, Campion learns the name of the gang leader who is trying to steal the Gyrth's chalice.

Campion is captured and imprisoned in a stable with a murderous horse while the gang readies to assault the Gyrth's stronghold.

Margery Louise Allingham (20 May – 30 June ) was an English novelist from the "Golden Age of Detective Fiction", best remembered for her hero, the gentleman sleuth Albert Campion. Initially believed to be a parody of Dorothy L.

Sayers's detective Lord Peter Wimsey, Campion matured into a strongly individual character, part-detective, part-adventurer, who formed the basis for   Margery Allingham was a British author who wrote a series of mystery books that take place between the ’s and ’s.

He is hired by a mysterious third party to help protect the Gyrth family chalice, a British artifact that predates the Conquest. The Gyrth family has protected this chalice for the British crown since then, but it is. Mystery Mile is the 2nd Albert Campion mystery by Margery Allingham. I've read a few others in this series, not particularly following them sequentially.

Although now that I have the next few books, I will try to do so. Campion brings to mind Dorothy Sayer's Lord Peter Wimsey, although Campion's past seems more mysterious than that of Wimsey.

The GYRTH Chalice Mystery by Margery Allingham: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Albert Campion is a fictional character in a series of detective novels and short stories by Margery first appeared as a supporting character in The Crime at Black Dudley (), an adventure story involving a ring of criminals, and would go on to feature in another 18 novels and over 20 short stories.

Supposedly created as a parody of Dorothy L. Sayers' detective Lord Peter. Her careless chatter about the Chalice seems to have called up all manner of misfortunes - of which larceny is just the beginning.

Finding himself the victim of a botched kidnapping attempt, Percival St. John Wykes Gryth, current heir to the Gyrth family and guardian-elect of the Chalice, suspects that he might be in a spot of trouble.

The Gyrth Chalice mystery: an Albert Campion mystery Download for print-disabled Buy this book. Better World Books; Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by Amanda. March 3, | History. An edition of Look to the Lady; or, The Gyrth Chalice Mystery.

"The Gyrth Chalice Mystery" was the first Allingham mystery I read. By coincidence, I was then the same age Allingham was when she wrote it (despite there being several wars in between). I was immediately taken with the story with its heady mix of adventure. Get this from a library.

The Gyrth Chalice mystery: an Albert Campion mystery. [Margery Allingham] -- "There is a legend about the priceless Gyrth Chalice-and it is written in blood. Now it is Val Gyrth's turn to visit the tower room high above the Gyrth family mansion, to learn the terrible secret.

That’s the heart of the story of Look to the Lady by Margery Allingham (), first published in and published in the United States under the title The Gyrth Chalice ’s been republished over the years, including just this month as part of a three-volume Allingham set, The Margery Allingham Box Set #1.

(The other two books in the set are Police at the Funeral and Sweet. Notes: The Crime at Black Dudley is also titled The Black Dudley to the Lady was also published as The Gyrth Chalice Danger is also known as The Fear Sign and as Kingdom of s in Mourning is also known as Who Killed Chloe?.Coroner’s Pidgin is also titled Pearls Before Beckoning Lady is also known as The Estate of the Beckoning Lady.

Click to read more about Look to the Lady; or, The Gyrth Chalice Mystery by Margery Allingham. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(18). The Gyrth Chalice mystery: an Albert Campion mystery Item Preview and mild-mannered facade is a brilliant mind that can penetrate to the villainous heart of the most heinous crime."--BOOK COVER Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid Pages: The Gyrth Chalice Mystery by Margery Allingham and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Chapter 2 states that the story occurs in a few months starting in March,and other parts of the book support this.

Flowers for the Judge: Paul is murdered in January (c.f. Chapter 4), and the story occurs in the months following. The Gyrth Chalice Mystery: Police at the Funeral: The Fear Sign: Dancers in.