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  • In 1977, Baker played Ngaio Marsh's detective, Roderick Alleyn, in a New Zealand adaptation of four of the novels.

    George Baker obituary

  • Dame Ngaio Marsh - but who given the chance to go head to head on a level playing field, would upset many of the favoured countries with bigger 'star names'.

    The Group of Death

  • Ms. Sayres, along with Ngaio Marsh, Josephine Tey and Patricia Wentworth, among others, were popular during the so-called Golden Age of Detective Fiction 1920s and '30s, when the genre was rigidly circumscribed by rules set forth by a crime writer, Ronald Knox: no exotic poisons or appliances, no more than one secret room or passage, and "no Chinaman must figure in the story."

    On the Case for Good Mystery Writers

  • Unlike the Ngaio Marsh adaptations which appalled me.

    The Nine Tailors - Peter Wimsey on tv

  • Ngaio Marsh, for example, whose stories never quite work for me, has the first two, but not the third.

    Detective Stories

  • Agatha Christie was the first author so honoured, with Ngaio Marsh, Margery Allingham, Carter Dickson and Simeon following.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Ngaio Marsh, for example, whose stories never quite work for me, has the first two, but not the third.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Agatha Christie was the first author so honoured, with Ngaio Marsh, Margery Allingham, Carter Dickson and Simeon following.

    Christie at Christmas part 2: Penguin Books

  • I recommend that eventually you move to some of the other classic British mystery writers – Dorothy Sayers, Ngaio Marsh and my favorite, Margery Allingham.

    Bits and Bobs (Vol. 12): Six essential British whodunits | EW.com

  • Authors are described as a cross between Madame de Staëland and Arthur Conan Doyle, or are said to write like Charlotte Brontë on acid, or have out-Dostoyevskied Dostoyevsky and checkmated Euripides, when they are more of a cross between Candace Bushnell and Ngaio Marsh, or write like Willa Cather on Robitussin-DM, or have been narrowly out-Mavis Gallanted by Mavis Gallant, and were lucky to play Edna Ferber to a draw.

    Joe Queenan's Sweet Talk

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