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With all the qualities that P. D. Jamess readers have come to expect: a masterly psychological and emotional richness of characterization, a vivid evocation of place and a credible and exciting mystery.

When the notorious investigative journalist, Rhoda Gradwyn, books into Mr. Chandler-Powells private clinic in Dorset for the removal of a disfiguring, long-standing facial scar, she has every prospect of a successful operation by a distinguished surgeon, a weeks peaceful convalescence in one of Dorsets most beautiful manor houses and the beginning of a new life. She will never leave Cheverell Manor alive. When Adam Dalgliesh and his team are called in to investigate the murder - and a second death occurs - even more complicated problems than the question of innocence or guilt arise.

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About the Author

P. D. James is the author of 18 books, most of which have been filmed for television. Before her retirement in 1979, she served in the forensics and criminal justice departments of Great Britains Home Office, and she has been a magistrate and a governor of the BBC. The recipient of many prizes and honours, she was created Baroness James of Holland Park in 1991. In 2000 she celebrated her 80th birthday and published her autobiography, Time to Be in Earnest.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307397799
Author:
James, P D
Publisher:
Vintage Canada
Author:
James, P.D.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
mystery;fiction;england;crime;adam dalgliesh;british;murder;detective;dorset;novel;crime fiction;police procedural;british mystery;plastic surgery;police;london;britain;detective fiction;murder mystery;21st century;dalgleish;thriller;uk;scotland yard;adam
Subject:
mystery;fiction;england;crime;adam dalgliesh;british;murder;detective;dorset;crime fiction;novel;police procedural;british mystery;plastic surgery;london;police;21st century;britain;murder mystery;detective fiction;dalgleish;thriller;scotland yard;uk;myst
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
7.91 x 5.18 x .97 in .75 lb

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