Tag: Nadia May

Death at the Bar

Death at the Bar by Ngaio Marsh (Collins, 1940); audiobook read by Nadia May (Blackstone Audio, 1976) Marsh withholds her protagonist from the early pages in favour of a lengthy set-up, which is reiterated at the inquest and then rehashed a second time when Alleyn, whose personality remains by far the novel’s chief appeal, is finally permitted to investigate.