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A Certain Justice

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A Certain Justice

by James, P. D

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ISBN 10
0571191649
ISBN 13
9780571191642
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London: Faber & Faber, 1997. 1st. h/b. Near Fine, 1st edition (1st printing), with unclipped d/j (in protective sleeve); black boards and gilt spine titling good; text block firm, pages unmarked, but some browning and foxing on edges.. 8vo (230 x 150 / 9"" x 6""). Venetia Aldridge QC is a distinguished barrister. When she agrees to defend Garry Ashe, accused of the brutal murder of his aunt, it is one more opportunity to triumph in her distinguished career as a criminal lawyer. But just four weeks later, Miss Aldridge is found dead at her desk.Commander Adam Dalgliesh, called in to investigate, finds motives for murder among the clients Venetia has defended, her professional colleagues, her family - even her lover. As Dalgliesh narrows the field of suspects, a second brutal murder draws them into greater complexities of intrigue and evil . . .

Synopsis

A Certain Justice is an Adam Dalgliesh novel by P. D. James, published in 1997. Venetia Aldridge is a brilliant criminal lawyer who is set to take over as the head of Chambers in Pawlett Court, London. She successfully defends Garry Ashe against the charge of the murder of his aunt but is unprepared when her daughter flaunts her emotional involvement with him. Venetia is murdered in her office soon after her trial. Adam Dalgliesh investigates what appears to be an inside job.

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Bookseller
Inklings & Yarnspinners GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
IYC132351
Title
A Certain Justice
Author
James, P. D
Format/binding
H/b
Book condition
Used - Near Fine, 1st edition (1st printing), with unclipped d/j (in protective sleeve); black boards and gilt spine titling good; text
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0571191649
ISBN 13
9780571191642
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1997
Pages
390
Keywords
1st, fiction, detective, PDJames
Bookseller catalogs
2nd-hand books;
X weight
0.68 g
Size
8vo (230 x 150 / 9\"\" x 6\"\")

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