15 minutes I know why @doctornerdington refuses... Dame Ngaio Marsh (ca. 1895 - 1982) was a New Zealand crime novelist and theatre director best known for her novels featuring Chief Detective-Inspector Roderick Alleyn of the CID.
First edition. Her assignment is to read some Ngaio Marsh (she's never read any!) and tell me what she thinks of a suggestion I made Not that terrible straightwashed TV series.