Overture to Death (Roderick Alleyn Series)

Overture to Death (Roderick Alleyn Series)

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by Ngaio Marsh
     
 

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Amateur actors set the stage for murder...

Who in the quiet village of Chipping would kill wealthy spinster Idris Campanula? Plenty of people, among them her fellow cast members from a troubled charity production. Miss Campanula was a spiteful gossip, gleefully destroying others' lives merely for her won excitement. But once Inspector Roderick Alleyn arrives, he

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Amateur actors set the stage for murder...

Who in the quiet village of Chipping would kill wealthy spinster Idris Campanula? Plenty of people, among them her fellow cast members from a troubled charity production. Miss Campanula was a spiteful gossip, gleefully destroying others' lives merely for her won excitement. But once Inspector Roderick Alleyn arrives, he quickly realizes that the murderer might have killed the wrong woman-and may soon stage a repeat performance...

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"It's time to start comparing Christie to Marsh instead of the other way around." —New York magazine
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It's time to start comparing Christie to Marsh instead of the other way around.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312964252
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Series:
Roderick Alleyn Mysteries Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

Ngaio Marsh was born and educated in New Zealand. Along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham, and Dorothy L. Sayers, she was classed 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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