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An Unsuitable Job for a Woman

by James, P. D

Condition: Very Good


Warner Books. Very Good. 1982. Paperback. The spine and both covers, next to the spine, are creased from reading. The pages are clean, no tears or soiling. The pages and binding are tight. All three page edges are yellow stained. The covers a slightly scuffed from shelf wear. There is a previous owner's name on the first page. ; Cordelia Gray Series; Vol. 1; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 287 pages; An Unsuitable Job for a Woman introduces P. D. James's courageous but vulnerable young detective, Cordelia Gray, in a "top-rated puzzle of peril that holds you all the way". Handsome Cambridge dropout Mark Callender died hanging by the neck with a faint trace of lipstick on his mouth and a picture of a nude girl nearby. When the official verdict is suicide, his aristocratic father hires fledgling private investigator Cordelia Gray to find out what led him to self-destruction. What she discovers instead is a twisting trail of guilty secrets and shameful sins, and the strong scent of murder. Will combine shipping on more than one book. .

An Unsuitable Job For A Woman is the title of a 1972 detective novel by P. D. James - and also the title of a TV series of four dramas developed from that novel. It features Detective Cordelia Gray, the protagonist of both this title and The Skull Beneath the Skin. Cordelia inherited a detective agency and from there took on her first case.



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