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A Man Lay Dead - Ngaio Marsh
A Man Lay Dead
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3.06 200
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780006512516 (0006512518)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
Series: Roderick Alleyn 1 (#1)
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A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 A Man Lay Dead (Marsh)
I've left myself in the interesting position of trying to review, at a distance of several weeks, two country house mysteries, both of them the first in the author's series. The one in question here is the first Roderick Alleyn mystery; the other, "The Crime at Black Dudley" by Margery Allingham, th...
BrokenTune rated it
2.0 A Man Lay Dead
Alleyn looked at him with a curious air of compassion. ‘Not even yet?’ he said. ‘Whose were the prints?’ ‘That I am not going to tell you. Oh, believe me, Bathgate, not out of any desire to figure as the mysterious omnipotent detective. That would be impossibly vulgar. No. I am not telling you be...
Lillelara rated it
3.0 A Man Lay Dead
The first "Inspector Alleyn" mystery and I´m glad that this isn´t the first one I´ve read by Marsh. Because this book isn´t that good. The plot is a simple one. During a house party a man dies and one of the house guests must be the murderer. Enter Inspector Alleyn ... or someone, who is suppose...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it
3.5 Detective Inspector Roderick Allen Series Book #1
I've been meaning to try Ngaio Marsh's books for a while so when I came across A Man Lay Dead in my hunt for another country house mystery to read, I figured I could kill two birds with one dagger stone, so to speak. In this first book, we're introduced to the star of the series, Detective Inspector...
Tomes and Tea Leaves
Tomes and Tea Leaves rated it
3.5 A Man Lay Dead, Inspector Alleyn #1
This is a classic, country house murder mystery, and the first of the Alleyn mysteries. I really think Marsh is at her best writing this sort of English countryside whodunit. A weekend house party leads to a body with a ceremonial dagger thrust in its back. In the house there are blossoming relation...
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