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Death on the air

Ngaio Marsh

Death on the air

and other stories

by Ngaio Marsh

  • 313 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Alleyn, Roderick (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Detective and mystery stories, New Zealand.,
    • Police -- England -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNgaio Marsh ; foreword by Susan Howatch.
      Series[The Alleyn mysteries]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9639.3.M27 D46 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 224 p. ;
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL924466M
      ISBN 100002242761
      LC Control Number95223192
      OCLC/WorldCa32468395


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