Surfeit of Lampreys
Publish date: 1988
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
This could well be one of my absolute favorite Ngaio Marsh books. I love the Lampreys and I love Roberta Grey, and I love Inspector Alleyn. (Nov. 2007)
[These notes were made in 1985:] British title: A Surfeit of Lampreys. A curious story, set in New Zealand and London, but actually in more of a never-never-land than usual for Marsh, for the characters are wildly eccentric. An irresponsible aristocratic family (the Lampreys) look in their impecun...
I like the family, especially the twins. Admirable? No. But engaging.