Ngaio Marsh

Written By Bruce Harding
Ngaio Marsh
  • Publsiher : McFarland
  • Release : 12 June 2019
  • ISBN : 1476637199
  • Pages : 216 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Ngaio Marsh written by Bruce Harding which was release on 12 June 2019, this book published by McFarland. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt:  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 a Dame Commander of the British Empire (DBE) 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.

Ngaio Marsh

Ngaio Marsh
  • Author : Bruce Harding
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2019-06-12
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary :  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 ...

Ngaio Marsh

Ngaio Marsh
  • Author : Kathryne Slate McDorman
  • Publisher : Twayne Pub
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 162
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : Examines Marsh's thirty-two detective novels, providing a biographical analysis of her work and a detailed assessment of her relationship to the form and style of classic detective fiction of the 1920s and 1930s...

From Agatha Christie to Ruth Rendell

From Agatha Christie to Ruth Rendell
  • Author : S. Rowland
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2000-12-19
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : From Agatha Christie to Ruth Rendell is the first book to consider seriously the hugely popular and influential works of Agatha Christie, Dorothy L.Sayers, Margery Allingham, Ngaio Marsh, P.D. James and Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine. Providing studies of forty-two key novels, this volume introduces these authors for students ...

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BP 250
  • Author : R. Reginald,Mary Wickizer Burgess,Mary A. Burgess
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 191
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : An Annotated Bibliography of the First 300 Publications of the Borgo Press, 1975-1998...

Jolly Good Detecting

Jolly Good Detecting
  • Author : Bruce Shaw
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2013-12-17
  • Total pages : 324
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : "This book is an appreciation of selected authors who make extensive use of humor in English detective/crime fiction, ranging from mild wit to outright farce, burlesque, even slapstick. This is not intended as an exhaustive study but as an introduction into the best produced by a handful of very ...

Mystery Fanfare

Mystery Fanfare
  • Author : Michael L. Cook
  • Publisher : Popular Press
  • Release Date : 1983
  • Total pages : 441
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : This work is a composite index of the complete runs of all mystery and detective fan magazines that have been published, through 1981. Added to it are indexes of many magazines of related nature. This includes magazines that are primarily oriented to boys' book collecting, the paperbacks, and the pulp magazine ...

Women Authors of Detective Series

Women Authors of Detective Series
  • Author : Moira Davison Reynolds
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : While the roots of the detective novel go back to the 19th century, the genre reached its height around 1925 to 1945. This work presents information on 21 British and American women who wrote during the 20th century. As a group they were largely responsible for the great popularity of the detective novel ...

Women of Mystery

Women of Mystery
  • Author : Martha Hailey DuBose
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release Date : 2000-12-11
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : In this remarkable book, Martha Hailey DuBose has given those multitudes of readers who love the mystery novel an indispensable addition to their libraries. Unlike other works on the subject, Women of Mystery is not merely a directory of the novelists and their publications with a few biographical details. DuBose ...

Deadlier Than The Male

Deadlier Than The Male
  • Author : Jessica Mann
  • Publisher : eBook Partnership
  • Release Date : 2015-01-12
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : Why are English women so good at murder? Among the books which have survived for more than half a century, always in print and always in demand, are the murder mysteries by Dorothy L. Sayers, Agatha Christie and other women writers. Yet their male competitors are mostly forgotten. What is ...

The Kirkus Service

The Kirkus Service
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1948
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Download or read online The Kirkus Service written by , published by which was released on 1948. Get The Kirkus Service Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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Catalog of Copyright Entries  Third Series
  • Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
  • Publisher : Copyright Office, Library of Congress
  • Release Date : 1963
  • Total pages : 1166
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : Includes Part 1, Number 1: Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals (January - June)...

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Catalog of Copyright Entries  Part 1   A  Group 1  Books  New Series
  • Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1946
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : Download or read online Catalog of Copyright Entries Part 1 A Group 1 Books New Series written by Library of Congress. Copyright Office, published by which was released on 1946. Get Catalog of Copyright Entries Part 1 A Group 1 Books New Series Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Middlebrow Feminism in Classic British Detective Fiction

Middlebrow Feminism in Classic British Detective Fiction
  • Author : M. Schaub
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-02-21
  • Total pages : 162
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : This is a feminist study of a recurring character type in classic British detective fiction by women - a woman who behaves like a Victorian gentleman. Exploring this character type leads to a new evaluation of the politics of classic detective fiction and the middlebrow novel as a whole....

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries
  • Author : Otto Penzler
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • Total pages : 674
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : Have yourself a crooked little Christmas with The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries. Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime stories--many of which are difficult or nearly impossible to find anywhere else. From classic Victorian tales by Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, and ...

Essays on Detective Fiction

Essays on Detective Fiction
  • Author : Bernard Benstock
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 1983-12-15
  • Total pages : 218
  • ISBN : 1476637199
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Summary : Download or read online Essays on Detective Fiction written by Bernard Benstock, published by Springer which was released on 1983-12-15. Get Essays on Detective Fiction Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....