This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
A winter weekend ends in snowbound disaster in a novel which remains a favourite among Marsh readers.
It began as an entertainment: eight people, many of them enemies, gathered for a winter weekend by a host with a love for theatre. They would be the characters in a drama that he would devise.
It ended in snowbound disaster. Everyone had an alibi – and most a motive as well. But Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn, when he finally arrived, knew it all hung on Thomas, the dancing footman...
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
1986 Hardcopy, no d/j. Ex-library usual stamps and markings, loose title page and yellowing throughout. Reading copy. Please contact for more information or for pictures. NO QUIBBLE money back guarantee. All books shipped next working day with proper packaging so they reach you in great condition. Great prices from an exciting new bookseller!Review:
‘The brilliant Ngaio Marsh ranks with Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers’
Times Literary Supplement
‘On the plane of art.’
‘Nobody in her racket begins to touch her for writing grace and few possess her skill at creating potential corpses and suspects, building a puzzle and other essentials of grand and lofty detection. There hasn’t been anyone like her since the palmiest days of Dorothy L. Sayers.’
New York Herald Tribune
‘She is astoundingly good.’
‘The finest writer in the English languange of the pure, classical puzzle whodunnit. Among the crime queens, Ngaio Marsh stands out as an Empress.’
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Brand New. new ed edition. 352 pages. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0006512372
Book Description PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # VC-9780006512370
Book Description Condition: New. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in NEW condition. Seller Inventory # 0006512372-2-1
Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think_cr2_0006512372
Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0006512372
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # Q-0006512372