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A Man Lay Dead (The crime club) By Ngaio Marsh

A Man Lay Dead (The crime club)
by Ngaio Marsh

Sir Hubert Handesley's lively weekend house-parties are deservedly famous. To amuse his guests, he has devised a new form of the fashionable Murder Game. This time, though, there is a real corpse, with a real dagger in the back and all seven suspects have had time to concoct skilful alibis.
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Ngaio Marsh's classic first novel, which introduced Inspector Alleyn and set Ngaio Marsh on the path to international recognition. Wealthy Sir Hubert Handesley's original and lively weekend house-parties are deservedly famous. To amuse his guests, he has devised a new form of the fashionable Murder Game, in which a guest is secretly selected to commit a 'murder' in the dark and everyone assembles to solve the crime. But when the lights go up this time there is a real corpse, with a real dagger in the back. All seven suspects have had time to concoct skilful alibis -- and it is Chief Detective-Inspector Roderick Alleyn who has to try and figure out whodunit...

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Sku
GOR001314961
Title
A Man Lay Dead (The crime club)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
176
ISBN 10
0006512518
ISBN 13
9780006512516
Prizes
N/A
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