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Off With His Head

Off With His Head

by Ngaio Marsh

Publisher Collins

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  • Hardcover


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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

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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.

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    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.

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