A Surfeit of Lampreys / Death and the Dancing Footman / Colour Scheme - The Ngaio Marsh Collection 4 (Paperback)
  • A Surfeit of Lampreys / Death and the Dancing Footman / Colour Scheme - The Ngaio Marsh Collection 4 (Paperback)
zoom

A Surfeit of Lampreys / Death and the Dancing Footman / Colour Scheme - The Ngaio Marsh Collection 4 (Paperback)

(author)
£16.99
Paperback 864 Pages / Published: 29/10/2009
  • In stock online

Usually despatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

Commemorating 75 years since the Empress of Crime's first book, the fourth volume in a set of omnibus editions presenting the complete run of 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteries.

SURFEIT OF LAMPREYS
The Lampreys were a peculiar family. They entertained their guests with charades - like rich Uncle Gabriel, who was always such a bore. The Lampreys thought if they jollied him up he would bail them out of poverty again. But Uncle Gabriel meets a violent end, and Chief Inspector Alleyn had to work out which of them killed him...

DEATH AND THE DANCING FOOTMAN
It begins as an entertainment: eight people, many of them adversaries, gathered for a winter weekend by a host with a love for theatre. It ends in snowbound disaster. Everyone has an alibi - and a motive as well. But Roderick Alleyn soon realizes that it all hangs on Thomas, the dancing footman...

COLOUR SCHEME
It was a horrible death -lured into a pool of boiling mud and left to die. Roderick Alleyn, far from home on a wartime quest for enemy agents, knows that any number of people could have killed him: the English exiles he'd hated, the New Zealanders he'd despised, or the Maoris he'd insulted. Even the spies he'd thwarted...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007328727
Number of pages: 864
Weight: 580 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 54 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Murder of My Aunt
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Big Sleep
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Bats in the Belfry
Added to basket
The Force
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.99
Paperback
Death on the Nile
Added to basket
Somebody at the Door
Added to basket
Maigret and the Old People
Added to basket
Murder on the Orient Express
Added to basket
£8.99   £5.99
Paperback
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Added to basket
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Added to basket
The ABC Murders
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Ordeal by Innocence
Added to basket
Blood on the Tracks
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
And Then There Were None
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.49
Paperback
Weekend at Thrackley
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Murder on the Orient Express
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.