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Off With His Head (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 21/08/2000
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Pagan revelry and morris dancing in the middle of a very cold winter set the scene for one of Ngaio Marsh's most fascinating murder mysteries.

When the pesky Anna Bunz arrives at Mardian to investigate the rare survival of folk-dancing still practised there, she quickly antagonizes the villagers. But Mrs Bunz is not the only source of friction - two of the other enthusiasts are also spoiling for a fight.

When the sword dancers' traditional mock beheading of the Winter Solstice becomes horribly real, Superintendent Roderick Alleyn finds himself faced with a case of great complexity and of gruesome proportions...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780006512455
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 198 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm


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`The incomparable Ngaio Marsh.'
Daily Express

`Mrs Marsh's work has the hallmark of the master. She is at the top of her form. Definitely first-class plus.'
Queen

`The finest writer in the English language of the pure, classical puzzle whodunit. Among the crime queens, Ngaio Marsh stands out as an Empress.'
The Sun

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