Shroud for a Nightingale

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 11, 2001 - Fiction - 368 pages
164 Reviews
Hailed as “mystery at its best” by The New York Times, Shroud for a Nightingale is the fourth book in bestselling author P.D. James’s Adam Dalgliesh mystery series.

The young women of Nightingale House are there to learn to nurse and comfort the suffering. But when one of the students plays patient in a demonstration of nursing skills, she is horribly, brutally killed. Another student dies equally mysteriously, and it is up to Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard to unmask a killer who has decided to prescribe murder as the cure for all ills.
 

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Review: Shroud for a Nightingale (Adam Dalgliesh #4)

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A mystery with enough twists and turns to keep the reader interested, but not too confused that the ending comes as an unbelievable surprise. Enjoyable, quick read. Read full review

Review: Shroud for a Nightingale (Adam Dalgliesh #4)

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Very, very, very descriptive to the detriment of the plot. The plot was very repetitive throughout the book always repeating the clues and adding the new facts as they were discovered. In fact it ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
11
Section 2
32
Section 3
40
Section 4
44
Section 5
63
Section 6
81
Section 7
104
Section 8
122
Section 15
218
Section 16
246
Section 17
252
Section 18
264
Section 19
279
Section 20
304
Section 21
316
Section 22
345

Section 9
130
Section 10
150
Section 11
165
Section 12
172
Section 13
188
Section 14
207
Section 23
350
Section 24
358
Section 25
364
Section 26
365
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Widely acknowledged as "the greatest contemporary writer of classic crime" (The London Sunday Times), P. D. James is the author of fifteen crime novels and the autobiography Time to Be in Earnest. P. D. James has been awarded major prizes for her crime writing in Great Britain, America, Italy, and Scandinavia, and in 1999 she received the Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Award for long-term achievement.