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The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories

P. D. James

A collection of four short stories from P.D. James, together in paperback for the first time.

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£7.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571331352
Date Published
05.10.2017
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Summary

P. D. James was frequently commissioned by newspapers and magazines to write a short story for Christmas, and four of the best have been drawn from the archives and published here together for the first time. From the title story about a strained country-house Christmas party, to another about an illicit affair that ends in murder, plus two cases for detective Adam Dalgliesh, these are masterfully atmospheric stories by the acknowledged ‘Queen of Crime’.

Critic Reviews

There are four short gripping tales, which include a strained country house party on Christmas Eve and an illicit affair that ends in murder.

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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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