Author

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Ngaio Marsh

New Zealand writer

1895   -   1982

genre: detective fiction
country of citizenship: New Zealand
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Canterbury
occupation: writer, theater director, novelist, autobiographer, screenwriter, stage actor, film actor
award received: Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Edgar Award

Dame Edith Ngaio Marsh (; 23 April 1895 – 18 February 1982) was a New Zealand crime writer and theatre director. She was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1966.Marsh is known as one of the "Queens of Crime", along with Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, and Margery Allingham. She is known primarily for her character Inspector Roderick Alleyn, a gentleman detective who works for the Metropolitan Police (London). The Ngaio Marsh Award is awarded annually for the best New Zealand mystery, crime and thriller fiction writing.
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32

A Man Lay Dead

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1934

Artists in Crime

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1938

Black As He's Painted

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1974

Clutch of Constables

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1968

Dead Water

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1964

Death and the Dancing Footman

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1942

Death at the Bar

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author: Ngaio Marsh

1940

Death at the Dolphin

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1967

Death in Ecstasy

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author: Ngaio Marsh

1936

Death in a White Tie

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author: Ngaio Marsh

1938

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