Clutch of Constables (The Alleyn Mysteries)

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9780006165316: Clutch of Constables (The Alleyn Mysteries)

Another crime story by the author of "Off With His Head", "Grave Mistake" and many others.

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‘Cruising through Constable country, in both senses, with a cargo of strongly varied, cunningly suspect characters… the classic detective story.’
The Times

‘A good Marsh… which puts it into the
“must”
category.’
The Sun

‘It’s time to compare Christie to Marsh instead of the other way around.’
New York Magazine

‘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 Sun

From the Back Cover:

THE ALLEYN MYSTERIES

"He looks upon the murders that he did in fact perform as tiresome and regrettable necessities.' Thus Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn described in international crook known as 'the Jampot'. But it was Alleyn's wife Troy who knew 'the Jampot' best: she had shared close quarters with him on the cruise of the pleasure steamer Zodiac along the peaceful rivers of 'Constable country'…

"Cruising through constable country, in both senses, with a cargo of strongly varied, cunningly suspect characters…the classic detective story".
THE TIMES

"A good Marsh…which puts it into the 'must' category'.
SUN

"The finest writer in the English language of the pure, classical puzzle whodunnit. Among the crime queens, Ngaio Marsh stands out as an express."
THE SUN

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Marsh, Ngaio
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited (1987)
ISBN 10: 0006165311 ISBN 13: 9780006165316
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6165311

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