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Death in Holy Orders By P. D. James

Death in Holy Orders
by P. D. James

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When the body of a theology student is found on the East Anglian coast, his wealthy father demands a re-examination of the accidental death verdict. Commander Adam Dalgliesh agrees to help and returns to his childhood haunt only to find himself embroiled in intrigue, conflict and secrets.
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Death in Holy Orders by P. D. James

When the body of a theology student is found on a desolate stretch of East Anglian coast, his wealthy father demands that Scotland Yard should re-examine the verdict of accidental death. Commander Adam Dalgliesh agrees to visit the young man's theological college, St Anselm's - a place he knew as a boy - expecting a nostalgic return to old haunts and a straightforward examination of the evidence. Instead he finds himself embroiled in intrigue, conflict and dangerous secrets as the college is torn apart by a sacreligious and horrifying murder.

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A student priest is found dead at the foot of a crumbling cliff - the jury returned a verdict of accidental death but on page 30 a second murder informs the reader [although not the other characters] that Ronald Treeves' death did not happen through misadventure. Treeves' step-father is a man of some importance and Commander Adam Dalgliesh is sent to St Anselm's, a small theological college on the East Anglian coast, to investigate..

About P. D. James


P.D. James is the queen of crime fiction and the author of numerous bestsellers including A TASTE FOR DEATH, ORIGINAL SIN, and A CERTAIN JUSTICE. She lives in London.

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GOR000495613
Death in Holy Orders by P. D. James
P. D. James
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2002-09-05
560
0141004789
9780141004785
N/A
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