Black as he's painted
Portrait of a murder... Superintendent Roderick Alleyn's old school chum-- whom his wife Troy longs to paint-- is now President of Ng'ombwana, a brand-new African republic. This handsome, charismatic dictator has enemies of every stripe: from ruddy-faced ex-colonists to new rivals, from dispossessed businessmen to racist crackpots. But when a ceremonial spear deals death at his lavish embassy party in London, Alleyn must decipher the victim's last utterance and expose an assassin's true colors...
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|Grouped Work ID||e2ac481f-d6b6-4c18-6c3e-a19c8f243ffe|
|Grouping Title||black as he s painted|
|Grouping Author||marsh ngaio|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-06-15 23:11:01PM|
|Last Indexed||2020-07-11 04:53:56AM|
|author||Marsh, Ngaio, 1895-1982.|
|display_description||When the president of Ng'ombwana proposes to dispense with the usual security arrangements on an official visit to London, his old schoolmate, Chief Superintendent Alleyn, is called in to try to persuade him otherwise. Alleyn does so. However, an assassin does strike, and Alleyn discovers a wealth of suspects residing in the very shadow of the embassy.|
|series||Roderick Alleyn mysteries|
|series_with_volume||Roderick Alleyn mysteries|28|
|subject_facet||Alleyn, Roderick (Fictitious character) -- Fiction|
Detective and mystery stories
England -- Fiction
Police -- England -- Fiction
|title_display||Black as he's painted|
|title_full||Black as he's painted / by Ngaio Marsh|
Black as he's painted [electronic resource] Marsh, Ngaio, 1895-1982.
|title_short||Black as he's painted|
|topic_facet||Alleyn, Roderick (Fictitious character)|