Death Of A Fool by Ngaio Marsh

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An interesting Marsh book with folklore traditions The winter solstice is nearing, and South Mardian is preparing for its local mummery play that the community has held on Sword Wednesday for centuries, passing along the music and dance orally for the Dance of the Five Sons in Death of a Fool by Ngaio Marsh.

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Death of a Fool (; originally Off With His Head) by Ngaio Marsh Set just after World War II, Marsh represents a rural village in England that still hangs on to the ways of the long ago past. For centuries the village of South Maridan has celebrated the winter solstice with a Wednesday Sword Dance.

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still features a blacksmith, a village idiot, and an elaborate fertility ritual performed at the winter solstice. There's squabbling, of course, and things come to a head when one of the ritual's main players is found be-headed, everything north of his neck having.

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On a scale of 1 Author: Phylameana Lila Desy. Review of "Death of a Fool" by Ngaio Marsh In this 19th book in the 'Roderick Alleyn' series, the British detective investigates the death of a folk dancer.

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