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A Taste for Death

James, P. D.

ISBN 10: 039455583X / ISBN 13: 9780394555836
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1986
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Gumshoe Books (West Columbia, SC, U.S.A.)

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Title: A Taste for Death

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First American Edition.

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Synopsis:

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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"Splendidly suspenseful."
--The Washington Post Book World

"A SUPERB DETECTIVE NOVEL . . . AND A GIFT TO ALL READERS."
--USA Today

"Glitters with the high-gloss anxiety of a first-rate detective novel, but it goes beyond that fine achievement to another realm . . . An intricate, compassionate novel."
--The Boston Globe

"MARVELOUS."
--Newsweek

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