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.
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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...
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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