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6 edition of Tied up in tinsel found in the catalog.

Tied up in tinsel

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roderick Alleyn (Fictitious character),
  • Police,
  • Fiction

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.M3539 Ti3, PR9639.3.M27 Ti3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination259 p.
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24750197M
    LC Control Number77183854
    OCLC/WorldCa303981

    But then Moult just disappears. And, naturally, the unplanned part of the entertainment is a murder. Marvin killed a cat burglar with a booby trap that went wrong. Fourth, Mr. When Superintendent Roderick Alleyn returns unexpectedly from a trip to Australia, it is to find his beloved wife in the thick of an intriguing mystery

    What could be better? In addition to these two nominations, both of which lost to less well-known books, Marsh received the Grand Master Award in Shelves: 20th-centuryread-inmysterylibrary I'm a huge Agatha Christie fan and I kept seeing Marsh's name pop up when looking for similar authors. The contemporary references it contains there is one on the first page to Steptoe and Son, for example seem rather out of place.

    Tied Up in Tinsel is kind of like spending the holidays with old friends. Wanda McCaddon, who usually narrates her Marsh books under the nom de vox of Nadia May, performs the audio edition of this book effectively and creatively. A satisfying mystery in this enjoyable series. At the end it was simply revealed and only then did we find out the motive etc. My one complaint is with his rendering of Cressida.


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Tied up in tinsel by Ngaio Marsh Download PDF Ebook

A satisfying mystery in this enjoyable series. The plot itself here is actually pretty good. He dreams of living like a lord of the manor, Tied up in tinsel book or without a title.

Her other nomination came in for Death at the Dolphin. Thus Roderick Alleyn enters the scene. Into this he brings Troy Alleyn to paint his portrait, and also his eccentric family and his hypersexual fiancee. But a stately home needs staff, and attracting good help to a remote location would be prohibitively expensive.

Only suspicion falls not on the staff but on the guests, all so unimpeachably respectable that the very thought of murder in connection with any of them seems almost heresy. And not just any convicts — murderers.

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Tied Up In Tinsel

Shelves: 20th-centuryread-inmysterylibrary I'm a huge Agatha Christie fan and I kept seeing Marsh's name pop up when looking for similar authors. All of the other servants are convicted, but paroled, murderers. I think part of the reason is that she does spend so much time introducing the characters.

That is just way too much build-up. Naturally, there's a murder, and naturally, Troy's husband, Superintendent Roderick Alleyn, is called in to crack the case. If you are reading this, John, I want you to know I did laugh out loud more than once.

Tied Up in Tinsel by Ngaio Marsh

There is actually a bit of a clever puzzle involved in the solving of the mystery. And there was ample tension as Father Christmas, in Celtic costume to mix things up a bit, goes missing after the procession to bring the children in for a holiday party.

Hilary Tied up in tinsel book a Christmas pageant, and his uncle's servant disappears afterwards. While Agatha Troy is finishing Mr. I believe I have awarded just one star to a few books by Marsh and kind of gave up Tied up in tinsel book the idea that I could like her Alleyn books.Dec 26,  · The best thing about Tied Up in Tinsel is that is greater than the sum of its parts.

It is so very much itself — a traditional cozy Christmas mystery — that it’s hard to describe the book without making it sound predictable, dry, or twee.

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