A Taste for Death (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Dec 8, 2010 - Fiction - 480 pages
39 Reviews
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. . . .


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The plot is absolutely gripping and tight. - Goodreads
James is a deeply misanthropic writer. - Goodreads
The ending when it came, almost seemed a blessing!!! - Goodreads
Maybe the characterization was actually overdone. - Goodreads
The plot and the motive was very simple. - Goodreads
This is an excellent police procedural, if not perfect. - Goodreads

Review: A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh #7)

User Review  - Anirban Das - Goodreads

PD James is considered as a worthy successor to Agatha Christie and is widely regarded as one of the most celebrated crime novelists of our generation. But, in spite of all that I have never enjoyed ... Read full review

Review: A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh #7)

User Review  - Carolyn Crawford - Goodreads

If you like PD James, you will love this book. I loved all the characters and the fact that there was a politician who also died along side a homeless vagrant. PD James gives us a lot of to think ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

P. D. James is the author of twenty-one books, most of which have been filmed for television. She spent thirty years in various departments of the British Civil Service, including the Police and Criminal Law Departments of Great Britain's
Home Office. She has served as a magistrate and as a governor of the BBC. The recipient of many prizes and honours, she was created Baroness James of Holland Park in 1991 and was inducted into the International Crime Writing Hall of Fame in 2008. She lives in London and Oxford.


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