Death in a White Tie (The Alleyn mysteries)

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9780006167976: Death in a White Tie (The Alleyn mysteries)

Debutantes and chaperons were planning their luncheons, teas, dinners, balls. And the blackmailer was planning his strategies, stalking his next victim. But Chief Detective-Inspector Roderick Alleyn knew that something was up. He had already planted his friend Lord Robert Gospell at the scene.

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‘The brilliant Ngaio Marsh ranks with Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers’
Times Literary Supplement

‘Ngaio Marsh’s Death in a White Tie is the best detective story I have ever read…’
Dashiell Hammett

‘[This book has] a distinction that puts the author in the front rank of crime story writers’
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‘A brilliant, vivacious teller of detective novels.’
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‘The finest writer in the English language of the pure, classical puzzle whodunnit. Among the crime queens, Ngaio Marsh stands out as an Empress.’
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A body in the back of a taxi begins an elegantly constructed mystery, perhaps the finest of Marsh's 1930s novels.

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Marsh, Ngaio
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited (1988)
ISBN 10: 0006167977 ISBN 13: 9780006167976
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6167977

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