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When in Rome - Ngaio Marsh
When in Rome
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Murder, blackmail and drug-dealing on the Tiber combine in one of Ngaio Marsh's liveliest and most evocative novels. When their guide disappears mysteriously in the depths of a Roman Basilica, the members of Mr Sebastian Mailer's tour group seem strangely unperturbed. But when a body is... show more
Murder, blackmail and drug-dealing on the Tiber combine in one of Ngaio Marsh's liveliest and most evocative novels. When their guide disappears mysteriously in the depths of a Roman Basilica, the members of Mr Sebastian Mailer's tour group seem strangely unperturbed. But when a body is discovered in an Etruscan sarcophagus, Superintendent Alleyn, in Rome incognito on the trail of an international drug racket, is very much concerned...
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ISBN: 9780006512264 (0006512267)
Edition language: English
Series: Roderick Alleyn 1 (#26)
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 When in Rome (Roderick Alleyn #26)
bookshelves: winter-20102011, published-1970, mystery-thriller, play-dramatisation Read on December 31, 2010 Trailing a vast drugs syndicate, Inspector Alleyn heads incognito to Rome. But he hasn't counted on murder. Stars Jeremy Clyde. It was April in Rome, and gathered together in the churc...
Andrea K Höst
Andrea K Höst rated it
One of the few multiple death books, and uses a trope which crops up at least once in almost all of the longer detective series: the benevolence of the detective. An entertaining read, but not one which moves me intensely.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
Trailing a vast drugs syndicate, Inspector Alleyn heads incognito to Rome. But he hasn't counted on murder. Stars Jeremy Clyde.
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