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Friday book list #15: Still more books by Ngaio Marsh

Death and the Dancing Footman:
Non-fiction:

The Ingoldsby Legendsby Richard Harris Barham.Collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry.
Stage works:
Saxophone in Tarlatan by Aubrey Mandrake (real name Stanley Footling). Play (highbrow and presumably experimental). Imaginary.Bad Black-Out by Aubrey Mandrake. Play. See above.Six Characters in Search of an Author (Italian: Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore) by Luigi Pirandello. Play. (sideways mention, i.e. the actual title is not mentioned as a title but the exact phrase occurs in reference to the play. I felt justified in including it as the author is mentioned as well).The Passing of the Third Floor Back by Jerome K. Jerome. Play and short story, but the reference could be to either the play or a film based on it.
Novels:
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll. (mentioned as Alice through the Looking-Glass). Novel.Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen. Novel.Busman's Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers…