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Publisher's Summary

The crime scene was the stage of the Unicorn Theatre, when a prop gun fired a very real bullet; the victim was an actor clawing his way to stardom using bribery instead of talent; and the suspects included two unwilling girlfriends and several relieved blackmail victims.
The stage is set for one of Roderick Alleyn's most baffling cases....
©1935 Original Text of 1935 by Ngaio Marsh (P)2015 Hachette Audio
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Critic Reviews

"It’s all good Ngaio Marsh, and that is good enough to satisfy the most critical reader of detective stories." ( New York Times)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Virginia on 08-27-17

Excellent

I can't believe that I haven't listened to a Ngaio Marsh before. What a fool I've been! Her writing is almost as good as Dorothy L. Sayers. I can't wait to hear the rest of her books.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 07-29-16

Sound issues

The book was good but the sound was horrible! It sounded at times as though it had been recorded decades ago in a a tin can. Every chapter had varying sound quality. It was quite irksome as I love all of the other Ngaio Marsh books I've listened to. Not sure why only this one had technical issues.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 02-17-16

A great mystery

This is a real bonus for anyone who likes a whodunnit. The story is very well written and the narrator does a first class job.

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6 of 6 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 03-15-18

Gave up

Listened untill chapter 9.Didnt really enjoy the story, made worse by the dreadful narrator

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