A crime novel featuring Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn, who investigates the brutal killing of a fisherman who appears to have caught the huge trout which many have tried to capture. From the author of CLUTCH OF CONSTABLES, COLOUR SCHEME, VINTAGE MURDER and ENTER A MURDERER.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
The brilliant Ngaio Marsh ranks with Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers ( Times Literary Supplement)
Excellently characterized, Miss Marsh's best yet. Observer ( 'The detection is first class. The whole affair is written with style and distinction.')
BBC ( 'The finest writer in the English languange of the pure, classical puzzle whodunnit. Among the crime queens, Ngaio Marsh stands out as an Empress.')
A brutal murder with a golf club and an ingenious plot bursting with snobbery, suspicion , adultery and secrets - to say nothing of the dreadful crime of catricide...
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Collins, Uk, 1986. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. some shelf wear, some wear to cover and edges, library stamped, library bookplate inside front cover, jacket in plastic wallet, some shelf wear, still a good tight clean copy overall. Nurse Kettle knew death, she knew it now in the body that lay by the river side. She knelt by it and pushed her hand under the jacket and shirt. Cooling. she lifted the tweed hat from the corpses face. the Colonels temple had been broken as if his head had come under a waxworkers hammer. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 607827
Book Description Book Condition: good. 363 Gramm. Bookseller Inventory # M00002317222-G
Book Description London (1955). 7.5x5", boards, 256pp, good in darkened slightly stained dw. FIRST EDITION. Bookseller Inventory # 95-1721