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Ngaio Marsh

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Full Name:

Ngaio Marsh

Lifetime:

23 Apr 1895 – 18 Feb 1982

Biography

Ngaio Marsh
The magazine Newsweek described her novels as 'the best whodunits ever written'. Marsh was also an artist, playwright, actor and director.

Events In History

18 February 1982

Ngaio Marsh, one of the 'Queens of Crime' in the 1920s and 1930s, died just weeks after submitting her 32nd detective novel, Light thickens, to her publishers. She was also an artist, playwright, actor and director.

Standing portrait of dramatist and crime writer Ngaio Marsh taken c1935.

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