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Ngaio Marsh: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction
  

Ngaio Marsh: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Harding, Bruce
Edited by Foxwell, Elizabeth

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Considered one of the Queens of Crime , Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982) was a gifted writer and a celebrated author of classic British detective fiction, as well as a successful theatre director. This book explores the fascinating literary world of Dame Ngaio.

ISBN 9780786460328
Barcode 9780786460328
Published 30 June 2019
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Series McFarland Companions to Mystery Fiction
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ISBN-13 9780786460328
ISBN-10 0786460326
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher unlisted
Imprint McFarland & Co Inc
Publication Date 30 June 2019
International Publication Date 8 July 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Harding, Bruce
Edited by Foxwell, Elizabeth
Series McFarland Companions to Mystery Fiction
Category Literary Reference Works
Literature: History & Criticism
Literary Studies: General
Encyclopaedias & Reference Works
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 255
Dimensions Width: 178mm
Height: 254mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Marsh, Ngaio - Criticism and interpretation, Detective and mystery stories, New Zealand - History and criticism, Women authors, New Zealand - 20th century, Marsh, Ngaio - Characters
NBS Text Fiction Companions
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code B
Catalogue Code 969289

Description of this Book

Considered one of the Queens of Crime --along with such greats as Agatha Christie, Dorothy Sayers and Margery Allingham--Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982) was a gifted writer and a celebrated author of classic British detective fiction, as well as a successful theater director. Best known for the 32 detective novels she published between 1934 and 1982, she was appointed to the Order of the British Empire in 1966. Based on years of original research by the curator of the Ngaio Marsh House in Christchurch, New Zealand, this book explores the fascinating literary world of Dame Ngaio.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Reviews of the Series: The McFarland Companion series...has been consistently excellent, both in its choice of subjects and its quality of scholarship and writing --Mystery Scene.

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Author's Bio

Bruce Harding is the curator of the Ngaio Marsh House in New Zealand and a senior fellow in the English department at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch. Series Editor Elizabeth Foxwell, an Agatha Award winner, is managing editor of Clues: A Journal of Detection.

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