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Clutch of Constables / When in Rome / Tied Up In Tinsel By Ngaio Marsh

Clutch of Constables / When in Rome / Tied Up In Tinsel
by Ngaio Marsh

Commemorating 75 years since the Empress of Crime's first book, the ninth volume in a set of omnibus editions presenting the complete run of 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteries.

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Clutch of Constables / When in Rome / Tied Up In Tinsel Summary


Clutch of Constables / When in Rome / Tied Up In Tinsel (The Ngaio Marsh Collection, Book 9) by Ngaio Marsh

Commemorating 75 years since the Empress of Crime's first book, the ninth volume in a set of omnibus editions presenting the complete run of 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteries.

CLUTCH OF CONSTABLES
According to Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn, 'the Jampot' is an international crook who regards murder as 'tiresome and regrettable necessities'. But Alleyn's wife Troy has shared close quarters with the Jampot on a pleasure cruise along the peaceful rivers of 'Constable country' and knows something is badly wrong even before the two murders on board...

WHEN IN ROME
When their guide disappears mysteriously in the depths of a Roman Basilica, the members of Sebastian Mailer's tour group seem strangely unperturbed. But when a body is discovered in an Etruscan sarcophagus, Superintendent Alleyn, in Rome on the trail of an international drug racket, is very much concerned...

TIED UP IN TINSEL
When a much disliked visiting servant disappears without trace after playing Santa Claus, foul play is at once suspected - only suspicion falls not on the staff but on the unimpeachably respectable guests. When Superintendent Roderick Alleyn returns unexpectedly from a trip overseas, it is to find his beloved wife in the thick of an intriguing mystery...

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Clutch of Constables / When in Rome / Tied Up In Tinsel Reviews


"It's time to start comparing Christie to Marsh instead of the other way around." --"New York "magazine

About Ngaio Marsh


Dame Ngaio Marsh was born in New Zealand in 1895 and died in February 1982. She wrote over 30 detective novels and many of her stories have theatrical settings, for Ngaio Marsh's real passion was the theatre. She was both an actress and producer and almost single-handedly revived the New Zealand public's interest in the theatre. It was for this work that the received what she called her `damery' in 1966.

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GOR001954093
Clutch of Constables / When in Rome / Tied Up In Tinsel (The Ngaio Marsh Collection, Book 9) by Ngaio Marsh
Ngaio Marsh
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2010-01-07
672
000732877X
9780007328772
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