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A TASTE FOR DEATH

A TASTE FOR DEATH

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A TASTE FOR DEATH

by James, P. D

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Near fine in near fine dust jacket.
ISBN 10
0571137997
ISBN 13
9780571137992
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London: Faber and Faber, 1986. First printing. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. Signed first UK edition of this Silver Dagger-winning and Booker Prize-nominated Adam Dalgliesh mystery, in which the inspector/poet must piece together the twin murders of a local vagrant and an ex-Minister of State. 8.5'' x 5.25''. Original black boards. Original unclipped (£9.95) color pictorial dust jacket. 454 pages. Signed by James to title page. Jacket with light edgewear. Binding spine ends with mild bumping. Leaf margins with a touch of toning. Firm.

Synopsis

An Adam Dalgliesh MysteryTwo men lie in a welter of blood in the vestry of St Matthew's Church, Paddington, thier throats brutally slashed. One is Sir Paul Berowne, a baronet and recently-resigned Minister of the Crown, the other an alcoholic vagrant. Dalgliesh and his team, set up to investigate crimes of particular sensitivity, are faced with a case of extraordinary complexity as they discover the Berowne family's veneer of prosperous gentility conceals ugly and dangerous secrets.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
49038
Title
A TASTE FOR DEATH
Author
James, P. D
Book Condition
Used - Near fine in near fine dust jacket.
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0571137997
ISBN 13
9780571137992
Publisher
Faber and Faber
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1986
Keywords
20th century,Post-WWII,Mystery,English & British

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