The crime was committed on stage at the Unicorn Theatre, when an unloaded gun fired a very real bullet; the victim was Arthur Surbonadier, an actor clawing his way to stardom using blackmail instead of talent; the suspects included two unwilling girlfriends and several relieved blackmail victims. The stage was set for one of Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn's most baffling cases.
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"It's time to start comparing Christine to Marsh instead of the other way around." --New York magazineAbout the Author:
Ngaio Marsh was classed—along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham, and Dorothy L. Sayers—as one of the four original "Queens of Crime," female British crime writers who dominated the crime fiction genre in the 1920s and 1930s.
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