The Murder Room: An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery

June 28, 2011|
The Murder Room: An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery by P. D. James
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The Dupayne, a small private museum in London devoted to the interwar years 1919 - 1939, is in turmoil. As its trustees argue over whether it should be closed, one of them is brutally and mysteriously murdered. Yet even as Commander Dalgliesh and his team proceed with their investigation, a second corpse is discovered. Someone in the Dupayne is prepared to kill and kill again. Still more sinister, the murders appear to echo the notorious crimes of the past featured in one of the museum’s galleries: the Murder Room.

The case is fraught with danger and complications from the outset, but for Dalgliesh the complications are unexpectedly profound. His new relationship with Emma Lavenham -- introduced in the last Dalgliesh novel, Death in Holy Orders -- is at a critical stage. Now, as he moves closer and closer to a solution to the puzzle, he finds himself driven further and further from commitment to the woman he loves.
P. D. JAMES (1920-2014) published nineteen novels, two works of non-fiction, a memoir, and many distinguished essays. Most of her novels have been broadcast on television, and The Children of Men was the basis for an award-winning film. From 1949 to 1968 she worked in the National Health Service and subsequently in the Home Office, fir...
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Title:The Murder Room: An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:512 pages, 8 X 5.19 X 1.05 in
Shipping dimensions:512 pages, 8 X 5.19 X 1.05 in
Published:June 28, 2011
Publisher:Knopf Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780307400604

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