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Riassunto: The only collection of Ngaio Marsh short stories, first published in 1995 to celebrate her centenary, now with two additional stories. A man dies with his hand on a radio dial. A disguised aristocrat finds murder at the opening night of a play. A cryptogram produces death in an English churchyard. These are the short cases of Scotland Yard's Inspector Roderick Alleyn who, with his lovely wife Agatha Troy, charmed his way through more than thirty novels. The book concludes with a script written for the television series Crown Court, in which the lead was played by Joan Hickson who later became famous as Agatha Christie's Miss Marple. Death on the Air and Other Stories serves both as the perfect introduction to Ngaio Marsh and as a nostalgic journey for the aficionado, each story echoing the themes explored in her detective novels.
L'autore: Dame Ngaio Marsh was born in New Zealand in 1895 and died in February 1982. She wrote over 30 detective novels and many of her stories have theatrical settings, for Ngaio Marsh's real passion was the theatre. She was both actress and producer and almost single-handedly revived the New Zealand public's interest in the theatre. It was for this work that the received what she called her 'damery' in 1966.
Titolo: Death on the Air: And Other Stories
Casa editrice: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Data di pubblicazione: 2000
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro HarperCollins, 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: Acceptable. Damage located on the book spine Acceptable items may shows sign of prior usage, pages stained or discoloured from the outside. Covers/corners and spine may be worn/bent, may contain stickers/stamps or previous owners name (May contain gift note). For detailed description please contact seller. Codice libro della libreria mon0001265384
Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Paperback. Condizione libro: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Codice libro della libreria 2730040547
Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Paperback. Condizione libro: Fair. Codice libro della libreria G000651233XI5N00
Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria P02000651233X