Death at the Bar
Publish date: 2000
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Roderick Alleyn 1 (#9)
Not bad but, in the end, was tedious.
On the whole, this is not a story which emotionally captures me - I did not feel any great bond for any of the players, but it is a neat and very deceptive mystery.
[Book 9, 1940:]blurb - A classic Ngaio Marsh novel in which a game of darts in an English pub has gruesome consequences. At the Plume of Feathers in south Devon one midsummer evening, eight people are gathered together in the tap-room. They are in the habit of playing darts, but on this occasion an ...
[These notes were made in 1985:]. In a small coastal town, three friends - a lawyer, an actor and an artist - gather for a holiday. The locals include the innkeeper, his son, and the woman his son is in love with: "Decima". Decima and the lawyer (Luke) have had the beginnings of an affair the year...
This had been sitting on my shelf for several years. It's not my favorite type of mystery, but I still enjoyed trying to figure out who done it. I would read more by this author, but probably would not put her book at the top of the TBR pile.