Ngaio Marsh: Death and the Dancing Footman


24 Festive Tasks: Door 1 – Día de los Muertos / All Saints’ Day, Book:

Reread a favorite book by a deceased author or from a finished series, or read a book set in Mexico or a book that either has a primarily black and white cover or all the colors (ROYGBIV) on the cover, or a book featuring zombies.

This is one of Marsh’s books that keep growing on my the more often I visit them … the story of a mischievously planned weekend invitation featuring a cast of characters with long-held grudges (not to say outright hatred) against each other — which in short order produces the predictable result: murder.  And things aren’t helped by the fact that they’re all locked in together after a snow storm.

 

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