About the book
Pagan revelry and morris dancing in the middle of a very cold winter set the scene for one of Ngaio Marshs most fascinating murder mysteries.
When the pesky Anna Bnz arrives at Mardian to investigate the rare survival of folk-dancing still practised there, she quickly antagonizes the villagers. But Mrs Bnz 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
About the Author
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
A near-fine first edition, very light (almost negligible) bumping to several corners. In a near-fine unclipped jacket with light chipping to top of spine and corners, and small tear to bottom of jacket.