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Marsh, Ngaio 1895-1982

Overview
Works: 636 works in 4,585 publications in 13 languages and 59,790 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Drama  History  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Television series  Detective and mystery films  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Librettist
Classifications: PR9639.3.M27, NZ823.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ngaio Marsh
Photo finish by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

53 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn, C.I.D., Scotland Yard, must identify "Strix" (a dangerous shutterbug) among the assemblage of luminaries gathered at the New Zealand hideaway of the opera star La Sommita's wealthy patron
Grave mistake by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

60 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first it looked as if Sybil Foster had committed suicide: with two husbands dead, a daughter marrying the wrong man and - it later appeared - a debilitating disease, it was no wonder she took her own life. But nobody believed she was the type - especially Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn
Last ditch by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

50 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a beautiful island off the coast of France, Ricky Alleyn finds inspiration for a novel in the death of an equestrienne who rode as recklessly as she lived
Tied up in tinsel by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

70 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a much disliked visiting servant disappears without trace after playing Santa Claus, foul play is at once suspected - and suspicion falls on the guests. When Superintendent Roderick Alleyn returns unexpectedly from a trip, it is to find his beloved wife in the thick of an intriguing mystery
When in Rome by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

79 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While vacationing in Rome, Inspector Roderick Alleyn comes face to face with murder when one of the members of his tour group is killed and a shady tour guide mysteriously vanishes
Clutch of constables by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

75 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Scotland Yard's Inspector Alleyn, on a cruise through England's waterways with his wife, as he tries to unmask "Jampot," a murderous forger disguised a fellow passenger, before he strikes again
Colour scheme by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

103 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a horrible death, Maurice Questing was lured into a pool of boiling mud and left there to die. Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn, far from home on a wartime quest for German 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, if he wasn't a spy himself
A man lay dead by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

118 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a party participant at a Murder Game party actually comes up dead, Scotland Yard's Inspector Roderick Alleyn is called to the case, and discovers an intricate puzzle of betrayal
Hand in glove by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

79 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of murder, suspense, and a treasure hunt
Scales of justice by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

99 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Cartarette's body lies sprawled beside the River Chyne, beside him is the giant trout he has been trying to catch for years. They both died by violence - but it is the fish that will be playing the starring role in the murder investigation
Death in a white tie by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

111 editions published between 1938 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debutantes and chaperones were planning their luncheons, teas, dinners, balls. And the blackmailer was planning his strategies, stalking his next victim. But Chief Detective-Inspector Roderick Alleyn knew that something was up. He had already planted his friend Lord Robert Gospell at the scene
Died in the wool by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

104 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder on a sheep ranch in New Zealand
Singing in the shrouds by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

103 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The police found the third corpse on a wharf in the Pool of London, her body covered with flower petals and pearls. Once again, the killer walked away, singing. Within the hour he was safe at sea - and among his fellow-passengers were four more potential victims
Artists in crime by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

120 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When murder upsets the creative tranquillity of an artists' colony, Scotland Yard sends in its most famous investigator. And what begins as a routine case turns out to be the most momentous of Roderick Alleyn's career. For before he can corner the killer, his heart is captured by one of the suspects-the flashing-eyed painter Agatha Troy, who has nothing but scorn for the art of detection
Vintage murder by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

91 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatrical manager Alfred Meyer wanted to celebrate his wife's birthday in style. The "piece de resistance" would be the jeroboam of champagne which would descend on to the stage after the performance. But something went horribly wrong. Was Meyer's death the product of Maori superstitions?
The nursing home murder by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

100 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an emergency operation results in the death of an influential English politician, an investigation follows
Death in ecstasy by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

104 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When lovely Cara Quayne dropped dead to the floor after drinking the ritual wine at the House of the Sacred Flame, she was having a religious experience of a sort unsuspected by the other initiates. Discovering how the fatal prussic acid got into the bizarre group's wine is but one of the perplexing riddles that confronts Scotland Yard's Inspector Rocerick Alleyn when he's called to discover who sent this wealthy cult member to her untimely death
Ngaio Marsh's Alleyn mysteries( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Roderick Alleyn is a Scotland Yard detective whose aristocratic breeding gives him access to the elite and their crimes
Black beech and honeydew; an autobiography by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, perhaps best known as a writer of detective fiction, gives a sensitive portrayal of her early life in New Zealand, her wide experience overseas, and her enthusiasm for the stage and Shakespeare
Photo-finish ; Light thickens ; Black Beech and honeydew and Morepork by Ngaio Marsh( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photo-Finish - The luxury mansion on New Zealand's Lake Waihoe is the ideal place for a world-famous soprano to rest after her triumphant tour. Among the other guests are Chief Superintendent Alleyn and his wife - but theirs is not a social visit. When tragedy strikes, and isolated by one of the lake's sudden storms, Alleyn faces one of his trickiest cases!
 
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Alternative Names
Marš, Najo, 1895-1982

Marsh, Dame Edith Ngaio

Marsh, Edith 1895-1982

Marsh Edith Ngaio

Marsh Edith Ngaio 1895-1982

Marsh, Naǐo, 1895-1982

Marsh, Neǐo, 1895-1982

Marsh Ngaio

Marsh, Ngaio, 1899-

Ngaio Marsh

Ngaio Marsh écrivaine néo-zélandaise

Ngaio Marsh escritora neozelandesa

Ngaio Marsh neuseeländische Krimi-Schriftstellerin

Ngaio Marsh Nieuw-Zeelands schrijfster

Ngaio Marsh nowozelandzka pisarka

Ngaio Marsh scriitoare neozeelandeză

Ngaio Marsh scrittrice e regista teatrale neozelandese

Ngaio Marshová

Марш Н. 1895-1982

Марш, Найо

Марш, Нейо

Марш, Эдит Найо

נאיו מארש סופרת ניו זילנדית

ان گایو مارش

نايو مارش كاتبة نيوزيلندية

نایو مارش

마시, 나이오 1895-1982

ナイオ・マーシュ

マーシュ, ナイオ

萘奧·馬什

Languages
English (1,212)

German (88)

Danish (87)

French (65)

Dutch (40)

Swedish (23)

Russian (18)

Italian (9)

Finnish (8)

Spanish (6)

Polish (2)

Norwegian (2)

Czech (1)

Covers
Grave mistakeLast ditchTied up in tinselWhen in RomeClutch of constablesColour schemeA man lay deadHand in glove