When someone shoots the aging town gadfly as she sits down to play the overture for an amateur theatrical production, Inspector Alleyn must sort through the clues to determine who in town could have committed the crime.
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Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982), born in New Zealand, wrote over thirty detective novels. Many of her stories had theatrical settings, as her real passion was for the theater. She was both an actress and a producer and almost single-handedly revived the New Zealand public's interest in live theater. In 1966 she was made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Wanda McCaddon (a.k.a. Nadia May or Donada Peters) has narrated well over six hundred titles for major audiobook publishers, has earned numerous Earphones Awards, and was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine.About the Author:
Ngaio Marsh was born and educated in New Zealand. Along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham, and Dorothy L. Sayers, she was classed as one of the four original "Queens of Crime"—female British crime writers who dominated the crime fiction genre in the 1920s and 1930s.
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Book Description Harper Collins, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110006167594
Book Description Harper Collins. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0006167594 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1010025
Book Description Harper Collins, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006167594
Book Description Harper Collins, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6167594