Marsh, Ngaio Light Thickens

ISBN 13: 9780006512325

Light Thickens

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9780006512325: Light Thickens

The complete series of Ngaio Marsh reissues concludes with the re-publication of this 20th anniversary edition of this, her final novel.

Peregrine Jay, owner of the Dolphin Theatre, is putting on a magnificent production of Macbeth, the play that, superstition says, always brings bad luck.

But one night the claymore swings and the dummy’s head is more than real: murder behind the scene.

Luckily, Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn is in the audience…

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Review:

‘Faithful to the hallowed conventions of English detection… a fine swansong.’
Observer

‘As always she writes most elegantly.’
Daily Telegraph

‘Still, quite simply, the greatest exponent of the classical English detective story.’
Daily Telegraph

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'"The brilliant Ngaio Marsh ranks with Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers"'
TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT

Peregrine Jay, owner of the Dolphin Theatre, is putting on a magnificent production of Macbeth, the play that, so the old superstition of the acting fraternity says, always brings bad luck.

But one night the claymore swings and the dummy's head is more than real – and murder takes centre stage.

Luckily, Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn is in the audience…

'"Still, quite simply, the greatest exponent of the classical English detective story."'
DAILY TELEGRAPH

'"Faithful to the hallowed conventions of English detection…a fine swansong."'
OBSERVER

'"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: 'Death in Ecstasy', 'False Scent', 'Grave Mistake', 'Singing in the Shrouds' and 'Swing, Brother, Swing'.

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