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A Taste for Death

James, P. D.

ISBN 10: 039455583X / ISBN 13: 9780394555836
Published by Knopf, NY, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Lovely copy in like jacket under new mylar. Author's signature on sticker affixed to half title. No price on flap. Bookseller Inventory # 008268

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Bibliographic Details

Title: A Taste for Death

Publisher: Knopf, NY

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: White Boards with Red Spine

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: Assume Book Club

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Commander Adam Dalgleish investigates the throat-slash murders, in a London Church, of Sir Paul Berowne, former Minister of State, and a tramp named Harry Mack, murders that lead Dalgleish onto surprising English pathways

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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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