Murder and mayhem strike when a small group of people are confined to an island in the middle of a New Zealand lake in one of Ngaio Marsh's novels.
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‘Vintage Marsh – presents a neat puzzle, sparkling writing and the civilized veneer that characterize most of her books.’
NEW YORK TIMES
‘If my other authors can write as well as this in celebration of their 80th birthday, the Crime Club list will be assured for a very long time to come.’
ELIZABETH WALTER, Ngaio Marsh’s editor
‘A brilliant, vivacious teller of detective novels.’
‘The finest writer in the English language of the pure, classical puzzle whodunit. Among the crime queens, Ngaio Marsh stands out as an Empress.’
THE ALLEYN MYSTERIES
Lake Waihoe, New Zealand was the ideal place for the world-famous soprano to rest after her triumphant tour. Chief Superintendent Allen and his wife were among the house guests.
But after a private performance tragedy struck and the peace of the island was shattered. With a houseful of suspects, now isolated by one of the lake's sudden storms, Alleyn faces one of his trickiest cases…
"This brilliant New Zealander Ngaio March claims a high level as to sheer writing and still more as a view of humanity."
"The finest writer in the English language of the pure, classical puzzle whodunnit. Among the crime queens, Ngaio Marsh stands out as an express."
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