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A Mind to Murder

P. D. James

Set in London, A Mind to Murder is the second novel in the Adam Dalgliesh series and a thrilling work of crime fiction from P.D. James, the award-winning author of Death Comes To Pemberley and Children of Men.

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ISBN
9780571246816
Date Published
04.09.2008
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Summary

Now a major Channel 5 series

‘The Queen of Crime.’ New York Times

Lies. Adultery. Blackmail.

Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh has never failed to solve a case.

When he is called to the scene of a gruesome murder at a psychiatry clinic in London, he finds it in lockdown: no one has entered or left the building since the discovery of the body. So, it figures, the culprit must be amongst the people before him.

As Dalgliesh quickly discovers, however, the intricate web of lies and grudges among the staff and patients at the Steen Clinic cast confusing shadows. Amid all that deceit, could the killer be preparing to strike again?

‘Neat and startling . . . P. D. James is simply a wonderful writer.’ New York Times

‘Highly recommended.’ Daily Telegraph

P. D.James

P. D. James (1920-2014) was born in Oxford and educated at Cambridge High School for Girls. From 1949 to 1968 she worked in the National Health Service and subsequently in the Home Office, first in the Police Department and later in the Criminal Policy Department. All that experience was used in her novels. She was a Fellow of the Royal…

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