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Death of a fool

Author: Ngaio Marsh; Nadia May
Publisher: Ashland, Or. : Blackstone Audiobooks, ℗2001.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 folklore but also the secrets and sins of an eccentric group, including a surly blacksmith, a domineering dowager, and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ngaio Marsh; Nadia May
ISBN: 0786195959 9780786195954 9781470886868 1470886863
OCLC Number: 49595940
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Nadia May.
Description: 8 audio discs (9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Ngaio Marsh.

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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 folklore but also the secrets and sins of an eccentric group, including a surly blacksmith, a domineering dowager, and a not-so-simple village idiot.

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