Death in Holy Orders (Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #11)

Death in Holy Orders (Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #11)

P. D. James


From the award-winning grasp of literary crime fiction, a vintage paintings wealthy in demanding drama and mental insight.

On the East Anglian seacoast, a small theological university hangs precariously on an eroding coastline and an both precarious destiny. while the physique of a pupil is located buried within the sand, the boy’s influential father calls for that Scotland backyard examine. input Adam Dalgliesh, a detective who loves poetry, a guy who has recognized loss and discovery. The son of a parson, and having spent many satisfied boyhood summers on the institution, Dalgliesh is the best candidate to seem for the reality during this distant, rarified group of the faithful–and the fearful. And while one dying ends up in one other, Dalgliesh reveals himself steeped in an international of excellent and evil, of stifled passions and hidden pasts, the place a person has reason not only to dedicate one crime yet to start an unholy order of homicide. . . .

“Gracefully sculpted prose and [a] fantastically carried out secret . . . loss of life in Holy Orders is between [James’s] such a lot impressive and comprehensive Dalgliesh novels.”
The Philadelphia Inquirer

“An dependent paintings approximately desire, dying, and the alternately redemptive and damaging nature of love.”
The Miami usher in

“Absorbing . . . [James’s] plotting and characterization [are] impeccable.”
Orlando Sentinel

“P. D. James is in best form.”
The Boston Globe

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