Summary

Sir John Phillips, the Harley Street surgeon, and his beautiful nurse, Jane Harden, are almost too nervous to operate. The emergency case on the table before them is the Home Secretary - and they both have very good, personal reasons to wish him dead.
Within hours he does die, although the operation itself was a complete success, and Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn must find out why....
©1935 Ngaio Marsh (P)2015 Hachette Audio
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4 out of 5 stars
By Teresa on 25-07-16

Typical yarn

Nevertheless still enjoyable. Didn't see the outcome.
This is an easy to listen to tale, which is good for destressing.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Helen on 09-06-18

Dull and boring

I was surprised that this book was as bad as it was, as I know Ngaio Marsh to be a good crime writer. I could not finish it.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Jan H. Wolfe on 05-03-16

interesting procedural

I love this author. This is an early book without his wife. Narrator was wonderful.

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By Bruce on 22-03-16

Ngaio Marsh never disappoints

A particularly imaginative Marsh effort beautifully read by mr. Franks. enjoyed every minute of this gem.

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