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The Part-Time Job

P. D. James

A small, dark treat published for the first time in book form in celebration of what would have been P.D. James’ 100th birthday.

87 in stock

£3.50
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571361786
Date Published
16.07.2020
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Summary

I wasn’t in any particular hurry to kill him. What was important was to make sure that the deed was done without suspicion settling on me…

Follow P D James, ‘Queen of Crime’, as she takes us into the mind of a man who has waited decades to enact his patient, ingenious revenge on a school bully. A small, dark, treat, ‘The Part-Time Job’ is published in this special edition – for the first time in book form – in celebration of what would have been P.D. James’ 100th birthday.

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Ingeniously done.

Telegraph
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[A] little gem of a short story in book form… as delicious as it is dark.

Daily Mail
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A real treat of a book and certainly one for fans of this much missed crime writer.

My Reading Corner
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It is the epitome of a perfect crime story.

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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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