Death in Ecstasy
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
, Golden Age Mystery
Series: Roderick Alleyn 1 (#4)
It was fine but I clearly need to take a break.
Some rather grating stereotypes bring an already not-special effort down.
I normally love these books, but I don't know why, I had to plough my way through this one - forcing myself to finish. Maybe because there were no sympathetic characters. Even Alleyn seemed disinterested over the whole thing.,
I listened to the audio version:8 Cd's / 7 hours & 52 minutesNarrator: James Saxon
A little above average Marsh. Reading in order of publication makes for a nice progression in the way Alleyn interacts with his "crew". Inspector Fox is still learning French, he moved to an advanced class, Sergeant Bailey gets to fingerprint all the suspects and Nigel Bathgate the young wide eye jo...