Death in holy orders
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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2001].
ISBN
9780375412554, 0375412557 :
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415 pages ; 25 cm
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Adult Mystery (3rd floor)
M JAMES, P
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Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2001].
Format
Book
Language
English
ISBN
9780375412554, 0375412557 :

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"An Adam Dalgliesh mystery"--Jacket.
General Note
Originally published: London : Faber and Faber Ltd., 2001.
Citation/References
Fiction Catalog, 2010.
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The setting itself is elemental P.D. James: the bleak coast of East Anglia, where atop a sweep of low cliffs stands the small theological college of St. Anselm's. On the shore not far away, smothered beneath a fall of sand, lies the body of one of the school's young ordinands. He is the son of Sir Alred Treves, a hugely successful and flamboyant businessman who is accustomed to getting what he wants-- and in this case what he wants is Commander Adam Dalgliesh to investigate his son's death. Although there seems to be little to investigate, Dalgliesh agrees, largely out of nostal-gia for several happy summers he spent at St. Anselm's as a boy. No sooner does he arrive, however, than the college is torn apart by a sacrilegious and horrifying murder, and Dagliesh finds himself ineluctably drawn into the labyrinth of an intricate and violent mystery.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

James, P. D. (2001). Death in holy orders . Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

James, P. D. 2001. Death in Holy Orders. Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

James, P. D. Death in Holy Orders Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

James, P. D. Death in Holy Orders Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.

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