A classic Ngaio Marsh novel reissued in B-format.
Dreams of stardom had lured Martyn Tarne from faraway New Zealand to make the dreary, soul-destroying round of West End agents and managers in search of work. The Vulcan Theatre had been her last forlorn hope, and now, driven by sheer necessity, she was glad to accept the humble job of dresser to its leading lady.
And then came the eagerly awaited Opening Night. To Martyn the night brought a strange turn of the wheel of fortune – but to one distinguished member of the cast it was to bring sudden and unforeseen death…
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‘Miss Marsh at her best… she is thoroughly at home in the wings with a pack of actors locked in the grip of rehearsals and jealous intrigue.’
‘Miss Marsh’s best yet.’
The usual opening night scandals behind the scenes at the Vulcan Theater - including the leading lady's tumultuous love affair - are upstaged by a death, bring Scotland Yard's Roderick Alleyn scurrying to the wings.
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Book Description HARPER COLLINS, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780006512448 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0981292
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110006512445