A Man Lay Dead (The Ngaio Marsh Collection)

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A Man Lay Dead (The Ngaio Marsh Collection)
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  • 9780006512516
  • 9780007344390

Commemorating 75 years since the Empress of Crime’s first book, the first volume of the 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteries.

Sir Hubert Handesley's extravagant weekend house-parties are deservedly famous for his exciting Murder Game. But when the lights go up this time, there is a real corpse with a real dagger in the back. All seven suspects have skilful alibis - so Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn has to figure out the whodunit…

  • HarperCollins Publishers; September 2009
  • ISBN 9780007344390
  • Available for download in secure EPUB format
  • Title: A Man Lay Dead (The Ngaio Marsh Collection)
  • Author: Ngaio Marsh
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
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  • 9780006512516
  • 9780007344390

About The Author

Dame Ngaio Marsh was born in New Zealand in 1895 and died in February 1982. She wrote over 30 detective novels and many of her stories have theatrical settings, for Ngaio Marsh’s real passion was the theatre. She was both actress and producer and almost single-handedly revived the New Zealand public’s interest in the theatre. It was for this work that the received what she called her ‘damery’ in 1966.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780006512516
  • 9780007344390