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A Man Lay Dead

(1934)
(The first book in the Roderick Alleyn series)
A novel by

 
 
Ngaio Marsh's classic first novel, which introduced Inspector Alleyn and set Ngaio Marsh on the path to international recognition. Wealthy Sir Hubert Handesley's original and lively weekend house-parties are deservedly famous. To amuse his guests, he has devised a new form of the fashionable Murder Game, in which a guest is secretly selected to commit a 'murder' in the dark and everyone assembles to solve the crime. But when the lights go up this time there is a real corpse, with a real dagger in the back. All seven suspects have had time to concoct skilful alibis -- and it is Chief Detective-Inspector Roderick Alleyn who has to try and figure out whodunit...

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Ngaio Marsh's A Man Lay Dead

Hardback Editions

2005 : UK Hardback
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Title: A MAN LAY DEAD NGAIO MARSH LARGE PRINT HARDBACK
Author(s): NGAIO MARSH
ISBN: 0-7531-7409-X / 978-0-7531-7409-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS
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January 1985 : UK Hardback
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Title: Man Lay Dead
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-86009-658-0 / 978-0-86009-658-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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March 1983 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Man Lay Dead
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-88411-488-0 / 978-0-88411-488-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Amereon Ltd
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October 1981 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Man Lay Dead (The crime club)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-00-231682-X / 978-0-00-231682-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Collins Crime
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Paperback Editions

1997 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Man Lay Dead: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #1 (Inspectr Roderick Alleyn)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 1-934609-84-6 / 978-1-934609-84-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Felony & Mayhem
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April 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Man Lay Dead
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-7531-7410-3 / 978-0-7531-7410-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Paperbacks
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November 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Man Lay Dead (The crime club)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-00-651251-8 / 978-0-00-651251-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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October 1997 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Man Lay Dead (Dead Letter Mysteries)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-312-96358-0 / 978-0-312-96358-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
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1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Man Lay Dead (The HarperCollins Ngaio Marsh uniform edition)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-00-615591-X / 978-0-00-615591-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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September 1993 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Man Lay Dead/a
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-425-14319-8 / 978-0-425-14319-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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March 1984 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Man Lay Dead
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-515-07535-3 / 978-0-515-07535-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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January 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Man Lay Dead (The crime club)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-00-617080-3 / 978-0-00-617080-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fontana Press
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November 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Man Lay Dead/a
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-515-06496-3 / 978-0-515-06496-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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September 1980 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Man Lay Dead
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-515-05729-0 / 978-0-515-05729-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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July 1978 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Man Lay Dead/a
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-515-04529-2 / 978-0-515-04529-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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August 1970 : UK Paperback
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Title: Man Lay Dead
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-00-611786-4 / 978-0-00-611786-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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Audio Editions

January 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Man Lay Dead
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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January 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Man Lay Dead
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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January 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Man Lay Dead
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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January 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Man Lay Dead
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


December 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Man Lay Dead (Inspector Roderick Alleyn Mystery)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-7927-9326-9 / 978-0-7927-9326-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sound Library
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2010 : UK Audio CD
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Title: A Man Lay Dead
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 1-4084-6498-5 / 978-1-4084-6498-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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July 2004 : Australia Audio Cassette

Title: Man Lay Dead: WITH A Surfeit of Lampreys, Opening Night AND When in Rome (Inspector Alleyn Mysteries)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-642-56429-9 / 978-0-642-56429-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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September 2002 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: A Man Lay Dead and A Surfeit of Lampreys
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-563-52822-2 / 978-0-563-52822-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Audio
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September 2000 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: A Man Lay Dead (A Roderick Alleyn Mystery)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 1-57270-169-2 / 978-1-57270-169-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audio Partners
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May 1994 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: A Man Lay Dead: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-7451-4288-5 / 978-0-7451-4288-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

November 2011 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: A Man Lay Dead: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #1 (Inspectr Roderick Alleyn)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
Publisher: Felony & Mayhem Press
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September 2009 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Man Lay Dead (The Ngaio Marsh Collection)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
Publisher: HarperCollins
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