From the Golden Age of Detective Fiction…
Who is Roderick Alleyn?
Roderick Alleyn is agentleman detective and the main protagonist of the famous mystery series written by New Zealand crime writer (and theatre director) Ngaio Marsh and published from 1932 to 1982,
After serving during World War I and a stint in the British Foreign Service, Roderick Alleyn joined the Metropolitan Police. This tall, dark and good looking detective in the CID at Scotland Yard solves crime, as a gentleman like him does.