Marsh, Ngaio When in Rome

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When in Rome

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9780006512264: When in Rome

Murder, blackmail and drug-dealing on the Tiber combine in one of Ngaio Marsh’s liveliest and most evocative novels.

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, in Rome incognito on the trail of an international drug racket, is very much concerned…

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Review:

‘Excellent Roman detailed background… a lively thriller whodunnit.’
OBSERVER

‘One of her best books for a long time… keeps us guessing most craftily.’
DAILY TELEGRAPH

‘Superintendent Alleyn is as devastating as ever.’
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

‘Blackmail and drug-dealing on the Tiber… Fastidious writing, telling character sketches, a fine appreciation of place.’
SUNDAY TIMES

‘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

From the Back Cover:

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…

"The brilliant Ngaio Marsh ranks with Agatha Chrisite and Dorothy Sayers."
TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT

"Excellent Roman detailed background… a lively thriller whodunit."
OBSERVER

"One of her best books for a long time… keeps us guessing most craftily."
DAILY TELEGRAPH

"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

Don't miss the other Inspector Alleyn novels available in this series, including: 'Vintage Murder, Colour Scheme, Final Curtain, Scales of Justice' and 'Death at the Dolphin.'

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