- Margery,1904–66, English mystery writer.
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In that sense, it appears Allingham not only defied his statistical life span, but longevity science as well.
Whenever someone lives as long as Allingham did, others are eager to learn his secret.
"You'll both have to go back to Roma in this one," said Gertrude's chauffeur to Allingham.
"You don't mean to say you were kidnaped, too," cried Allingham.
"Just as I supposed my committee had sent for me," interposed Allingham.
But Gertrude was insisting that Allingham should step in and rest, late as it was.
"I'll have the office open at eight-thirty," said Allingham.
- Margery. 1904–66, British author of detective stories, featuring Albert Campion. Her works include Tiger in the Smoke (1952) and The Mind Readers (1965)
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