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A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries)

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When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next to a neighborhood derelict of the lowest order? Challenged with the investigation of a crime that appears to have endless motives, Dalgliesh explores the sinister web spun around a half-burnt diary and a violet-eyed widow who is pregnant and full of malice--all the while hoping to fill the gap of logic that joined these two disparate men in bright red death. . . .

About the Author

P. D. James is the author of nineteen books, most of which have been filmed and broadcast on television in the United States and other countries. She spent thirty years in various departments of the British Civil Service, including the Police and Criminal Law Departments of Great Britains Home Office. She has served as a magistrate and as a governor of the BBC. In 2000 she celebrated her eightieth birthday and published her autobiography, Time to Be in Earnest. The recipient of many prizes and honors, she was created Baroness James of Holland Park in 1991. She lives in London and Oxford.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400096473
Author:
James, P. D.
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Author:
James, P.D.
Subject:
Murder
Subject:
Police
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Murder -- Investigation.
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
7.98x5.30x1.02 in. .79 lbs.

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