The Black Tower (Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #5)

James, P. D.

Published by Scribner, 1975
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271pp. Moderate shelfwear with rubbing to top and bottom edges, binding is tight and pages are clean and unmarked except for author's elegant signature on the title page. Dust jacket has 1 1/2" mostly-closed tear with small chip at bottom of front cover, 1" closed tear near spine, some chipping to top and bottom, rubbing to back with small hole 2" from bottom of back cover, and the words "24 Sep. '75" handwritten in pen on front inner flap. Dust Jacket is otherwise intact and protected by mylar brodart covering. Overall solid copy of a signed classic. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Responding to an old friend's call, Commander Adam Dalgliesh travels to Toynton Grange, a convalescence home in Dorset, where he finds his friend dead and, himself weakened by a recent illness, encounters multiple murder and malicious intrigue

About the Author: P.D. James was born in Oxford in 1920 and educated at Cambridge High School. Widely acknowledged as "the greatest contemporary writer of classic crime" (The London Sunday Times), she has written twenty books and been awarded major prizes for her crime writing in Great Britain, America, Italy, and Scandinavia. After 30 years in the civil service, including a senior position in the Police and Criminal Justice Departments of Great Britain's Home Office, she held a series of distinguished cultural and literary offices, among them Governor of the BBC, on the boards of the Arts Council and British Council and as a magistrate in London. She is the lifelong President of the Society of Authors. She was awarded the OBE in 1983 and created Baroness James of Holland Park in 1991. In 1999 she was given the Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Award. She has honorary doctorates from seven British universities. James is the widow of a doctor and has two children, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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Title: The Black Tower (Adam Dalgliesh Mystery ...
Publisher: Scribner
Publication Date: 1975
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
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