When their guide disappears mysteriously in the depths of a Roman Basilica, the members of Mr Sebastian Mailer's tour group seem strangely unperturbed. But when a body is discovered in an Etruscan sarcophagus, Superintendent Alleyn investigates.
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‘Excellent Roman detailed background… a lively thriller whodunnit.’
‘One of her best books for a long time… keeps us guessing most craftily.’
‘Superintendent Alleyn is as devastating as ever.’
‘Blackmail and drug-dealing on the Tiber… Fastidious writing, telling character sketches, a fine appreciation of place.’
‘I have no doubt at all that this is the best detective novel you have ever written. It has everything, and will go very far.’
EDMUND CORK, Ngaio Marsh’s literary agent
THE ALLEYN MYSTERIES
When their guide disappears mysteriously in the depths of a Roman Basilica, the members of Mr Sebastian Mauler'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…
"Ngalio Marsh transforms the detective story from a mere puzzle into a novel."
"The finest writer in the English language of the pure, classical puzzle whodunnit. Among the crime queens, Ngalio Marsh stand out as an empress."
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