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Death in ecstasy.

Ngaio Marsh

Death in ecstasy.

by Ngaio Marsh

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Published by Collins .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Bles 1936.

SeriesFontana books
The Physical Object
Pagination222p.,18cm
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19155838M

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Sometimes in reading this series, Death in ecstasy. book language can be challenging. As certain phrases and words that are Cited by: 1. Anna Victoria Wood (27 May – 24 October ) was an Australian teenager who died after consuming an ecstasy tablet at a rave party in inner Sydney.

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Belief in a spirit world, and a blissful or agonizing afterlife, is one of the most pervasive and deeply-rooted characteristics of religion. This volume offers a wide-ranging exploration of this basic religious theme.

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One study of drug-related deaths in Scotland in the s found that every single death where ecstasy was implicated was reported in the press, whereas deaths related to other drugs were much less likely to be reported, with only one in 50 diazepam-related.

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