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Ngaio Marsh : the woman and her work

Author: B J Rahn
Publisher: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1934, Ngaio Marsh's first novel, "A Man Lay Dead", was published to critical acclaim. For the next fifty years, Marsh wrote more than 30 English detective novels, while building a reputation as a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Biographies
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ngaio Marsh.
Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1995
(OCoLC)624334290
Named Person: Ngaio Marsh; Ngaio Marsh; Ngaio Marsh; Ngaio Marsh
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B J Rahn
ISBN: 081083023X 9780810830233 0810859394 9780810859395
OCLC Number: 32087145
Awards: Short-listed for Agatha Awards (Nonfiction) 1995
Description: xvii, 252 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 22 cm.
Contents: [1.] Biography -reminiscence: To Ngaio, from her biographer, with affection and respect ... / by Margaret Lewis --
Thoughts on the life of a marvelous woman / by John Dacres-Mannings --
Outsold and outsmarted, but ... / by H.R.F. Keating --
Random recollections / by Julian Symons --
[2.] Theatre in life and fiction: Ngaio Marsh: a theatrical avocation / by Paul R. Bushnell --
Criminal performances: the spectacle of crime in Ngaio Marsh's detective fiction / by Marilyn Rye --
Ode on a favorite novel--drowned in a sea of memory / by Catherine Aird --
[3.] Detective fiction: a mirror of social history: Ngaio Marsh's London / by Alzina Stone Dale --
Roderick Alleyn and the new professionals / by Kathryne S. McDorman --
The mannered mystery: Death of a peer / by B.A. Pike --
Judgment and justice in Ngaio Marsh's Death and the dancing footman / by Susan Oleksiw --
[4.] Short fiction: Marsh's miniatures: an examination of Ngaio Marsh's short mystery stories / by Douglas G. Greene --
"The great and true amphibian": the New Zealand/England polarity in the short fiction of Ngaio Marsh / by Bruce Harding.
Responsibility: edited by B.J. Rahn.
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A fascinating look at an extraordinary woman. * Mostly Murder * It succeeded in making me more interested in her and made me think that perhaps I should read more of her books. * Crime and Detective Read more...

 
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