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Vintage Murder - Ngaio Marsh
Vintage Murder
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Inspector Roderick Alleyn has to date confined his investigations to England, but Vintage Murder finds him journeying to New Zealand (Ngaio Marsh’s homeland). Traveling with Alleyn are the members of the Carolyn Dacres English Comedy Company. The actors' operatic intrigues offer an amusing... show more
Inspector Roderick Alleyn has to date confined his investigations to England, but Vintage Murder finds him journeying to New Zealand (Ngaio Marsh’s homeland). Traveling with Alleyn are the members of the Carolyn Dacres English Comedy Company. The actors' operatic intrigues offer an amusing diversion until, unexpectedly, they turn deadly. And Alleyn learns – not for the last time – that while he may be able to leave his badge back in Blighty, he’s still a policeman, even on the other side of the world.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781937384142 (1937384144)
Publisher: Felony & Mayhem
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Roderick Alleyn 1 (#5)
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Andrea K Höst
Andrea K Höst rated it
The first of the early Alleyns to properly hit its stride. Told, unusually, primarily from Alleyn's point of view, it has Alleyn's personality finally established and a thankful absence of secret societies, communists, and Nigel Bathgate. The mystery is cleverly established. Not a stand-out, but ...
What I'm reading
What I'm reading rated it
3.0 Vintage Murder: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #5 (Inspectr Roderick Alleyn)
This was above average Marsh. Inspector Alleyn is on vacation, following a sick leave from Scotland Yard, it's hinted that he had a surgery of some sort. New Zealand is the place, Marsh knows it pretty well since it's her country where a Theater Company on tour finds itself with a huge problem. The...
Barbara1951
Barbara1951 rated it
One of the better. 3.5.
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