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Black as He's Painted

Black as He's Painted

by Ngaio Marsh

Publisher Collins


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  • UK First Edition
  • First Printing
  • Hardcover

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About the book

When the exuberant president of Ngombwana proposes to dispense with the usual security arrangements on an official visit to London, his old school mate, Chief Superintendent Alleyn, is called in to persuade him otherwise.

Consequently, on the night of the embassys reception the house and grounds are stiff with police. Nevertheless, an assassin does strike, and Alleyn finds he has no shortage of help, from Special Branch to a tribal court and a small black cat named Lucy Lockett who out-detects them all

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About the Author

Ngaio Marsh

Dame Edith Ngaio Marsh DBE was a New Zealand mystery writer and theatre director. She was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1966.

  • Professionally Packed

    All of our books that have a dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

  • Book Condition & Notes

    Slight lean to spine, and slight bruising to dust jacket edges.

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