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When in Rome

Narrated by: James Saxon
Series: Roderick Alleyn, Book 26
Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
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Summary

Murder, blackmail and drug dealing on the Tiber combine in one of Ngaio Marsh’s liveliest and most evocative novels.

When their guide disappears mysteriously in the depths of a Roman basilica, the members of Mr. Sebastian Mailer’s tour group seem strangely unperturbed. But when a body is discovered in an Etruscan sarcophagus, Superintendent Alleyn, in Rome incognito on the trail of an international drug racket, is very much concerned....

©1970 Original Text of 1970 by Ngaio Marsh (P)2015 Hachette Audio

Critic reviews

"The brilliant Ngaio Marsh ranks with Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers." ( Times Literary Supplement)
"Excellent Roman detailed background...a lively thriller whodunnit." ( Observer)
"One of her best books for a long time...keeps us guessing most craftily." ( Daily Telegraph)
"Superintendent Alleyn is as devastating as ever." ( Sunday Telegraph)
"Blackmail and drug-dealing on the Tiber.... Fastidious writing, telling character sketches, a fine appreciation of place." ( Sunday Times)

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superbly read and beautiful written , I loved this

this us the perfect bedtime ,listen, Saxon acts each of the cast well, he has a great ear for accents and character and Marsh is a first rate detective fiction writer