Marsh, Ngaio Death in Ecstasy

ISBN 13: 9780006512547

Death in Ecstasy

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9780006512547: Death in Ecstasy

Another classic Ngaio Marsh novel reissued in B-format.

The poison was cyanide, slipped into the sacred wine of ecstasy just before it was presented to Miss Cara Quayne at the House of the Sacred Flame.

The victim was a deeply religious initiate who had trained for a month for her last ceremony. She was also a very beautiful woman…

The suspects were the other initiates and the High Priest. All claimed they were above earthly passions. But Cara Quayne had provoked lust, jealousy – and murder.

Roderick Alleyn suspected that more evil still lurked behind the Sign of the Sacred Flame…

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‘A novelist of glittering accomplishment.’
Sunday Times

‘She writes better than Christie!’
New York Times

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The poison was cyanide, slipped into the sacred wine of ecstasy just before it was presented to Miss Cara Quayne at the House of the Sacred Flame. The victim was a deeply religious initiate – and a very beautiful woman…

The other initiates and the High Priest all claimed they were above earthly passions. But Cara Quayne had provoked lust, jealousy – and murder. Roderick Alleyn suspected that more evil still lurked behind the Sign of the Sacred Flame…

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

'Reading a Ngaio Marsh myster is like being in the company of a gracious, spirited raconteur.'
NEWSWEEK

'She writes better than Christie!'
NEW YORK TIMES

'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

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (2001)
ISBN 10: 0006512542 ISBN 13: 9780006512547
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