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by Ngaio Marsh
Publisher: Amereon Ltd (September 1, 1982)
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Felony & mayhem press, new york. At that moment Detective-Inspector Alleyn in his flat in St. James’s looked up from his book and remarked to his servant: It’s blowing a gale out there.
Felony & mayhem press, new york. The characters in the case. Jasper Garnette, Officiating Priest of the House of the Sacred Flame. I shall be staying in to-night.
The woman stretched both her hands out and the priest gave her the cup. The wine of ecstasy gives joy to your body and soul. She raised the cup to her lips. Her head tipped back until the last drop must have been drained.
Death in Ecstasy has been added to your Cart. From her first book in 1934 to her final volume just before her death in 1982, Ngaio Marsh's work has remained legendary, and is often compared to that of Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers.
Death in Ecstasy book. Ngaio Marsh's style is always a pleasure, but this tale of mystic rites in a threadbare temple in middle class London is a bit antiquated (even for its time), and the characters-often a Marsh strong point-are rather stereotypical, particularly the American businessman and the two gay "acolytes. Also, the solution to the mystery really wasn't much of a surprise.
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said Nigel from his armchair. Wasn’t she? agreed Alleyn. That doorkeeper in the house of the ungodly will have to be seen. To check up on her visit?. id Nigel, how did you know?. Now I’ll have to see the rest of the staff. The rest of the staff proved to be unproductive of much intelligence. Two housemaids, a parlourmaid, a chauffeur and a cook, who all seemed excited and perturbed as if they had one eye on the tragedy and the other on losing their jobs.
Ngaio Marsh Death In Ecstasy Foreword PART I CHAPTER I Entrance to a Cul-de-sac CHAPTER II The House of the Sacred Flame CHAPTER III Death of an Ecstatic . Ngaio Marsh Death In Ecstasy. The Characters in the Case
Ngaio Marsh Death In Ecstasy Foreword PART I CHAPTER I Entrance to a Cul-de-sac CHAPTER II The House of the Sacred Flame CHAPTER III Death of an Ecstatic Spinster CHAPTER IV The Yard CHAPTER V A Priest and Two Acolytes CHAPTER VI Mrs. Candour and Mr. Ogden CHAPTER VII Janey and Maurice CHAPTER VIII The Temperament of M. de Ravigne CHAPTER. JASPER GARNETT, officiating priest of the House of the Sacred Flame.
Another classic Ngaio Marsh novel. Who slipped cyanide into the ceremonial wine of ecstasy at the House of the Sacred Flame? The other initiates and the High Priest claim to be above earthly passions. However he read on: In the Light of the Sacred Flame all mysteries are but different facets of the One Mystery, all Gods but different aspects of one Godhead. Time is but an aspect of Eternity, and the doorway to Eternity is Spiritual Ecstasy.