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  • A Man Lay Dead

  • By: Ngaio Marsh
  • Narrated by: Philip Franks
  • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    4 out of 5 stars 15

Wealthy Sir Hubert Handesley's original and lively weekend house parties are deservedly famous. To amuse his guests, he has devised a new form of the fashionable Murder Game, in which a guest is secretly selected to commit a 'murder' in the dark, and everyone assembles to solve the crime. But when the lights go up this time, there is a real corpse....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not one of her best

  • By Anonymous User on 26-05-2018

Better than agatha

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-04-2017

Country house murder with good characterisation and enough clues to guess the outcome. Lovely description of the setting