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Ngaio Marsh

Ngaio Marsh

Dame Ngaio Marsh DBE, born Edith Ngaio Marsh, was a New Zealand crime writer and theatre director. She was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1966. Internationally Marsh is known primarily for her creation Inspector Roderick Alleyn, a gentleman detective who works for the Metropolitan Police. Thus she is one of the "Queens of Crime" alongside Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Gladys Mitchell, and Margery Allingham. ... more on Wikipedia

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