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Death of a Fool (Roderick Alleyn, Bk 19)
Death of a Fool - Roderick Alleyn, Bk 19
Author: Ngaio Marsh
A ritual dance becomes a murderous mambo... — At the winter solstice, South Mardian's swordsmen weave their blades in an ancient ritual dance. But for one of them, the excitement proves too heady, and his decapitation turns the fertility rite into a pageant of death. Now Inspector Roderick Alleyn must penetrate not only the mysteries of folkl...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780515075038
ISBN-10: 0515075035
Publication Date: 10/15/1983
Pages: 288
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3.6 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Jove Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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"Someone's added a new flourish to South Mardian's annual sword dance. One of the dancers in the performance has been neatly decapitated. But was it murder? or magic? In a village so totally populated by eccentrics, anything is believable and everyone's a suspect. Scotland Yards Inspector Alleyn has to perform some nimble steps of his own to crack this bizarre case"

If you love mysteries, and especially do not want to have to worry about profanity and sex, this series by Ngaio Marsh featuring Inspector Alleyn is not to be missed. She is almost as good a writer as Agatha Christie! You will love this book so much that you will want to read all of them I am sure!
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Good mystery.


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