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Sir John Phillips, the Harley Street surgeon, and his beautiful nurse, Jane Harden, are almost too nervous to operate. The emergency case on the table before them is the Home Secretary - and they both have very good, personal reasons to wish him dead.
Within hours he does die, although the operation itself was a complete success, and Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn must find out why....
©1935 Ngaio Marsh (P)2015 Hachette Audio
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By Jan H. Wolfe on 03-05-16

interesting procedural

I love this author. This is an early book without his wife. Narrator was wonderful.

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful


By Bruce on 03-22-16

Ngaio Marsh never disappoints

A particularly imaginative Marsh effort beautifully read by mr. Franks. enjoyed every minute of this gem.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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By Teresa on 07-25-16

Typical yarn

Nevertheless still enjoyable. Didn't see the outcome.
This is an easy to listen to tale, which is good for destressing.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful


By Rose McGuinness on 12-14-17

old style crime you cannot beat it

fab narration and great interpretation of the story the old style stories are the best now to find another

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