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The private patient / P. D. James.

By: James, P. D. (Phyllis Dorothy), 1920-2014 [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: James, P. D., Inspector Adam Dalgliesh: book 14.Publisher: London : Faber, 2008Description: 395 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780571242450; 9780571242443; 0571242448; 9780571242450.Subject(s): Police -- England -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Dalgliesh, Adam (Fictitious character) -- FictionDDC classification: 823.914 Review: "When the notorious investigative journalist Rhoda Gradwyn booked into Mr Chandler-Powell's private clinic in Dorset for the removal of a disfiguring and long-standing facial scar, she had every prospect of a successful operation by a distinguished surgeon, a week's peaceful convalescence in one of Dorset's most beautiful manor houses and the beginning of a new life. She was never to leave Cheverell Manor alive. Dalgliesh and his team are called in to investigate the murder, and later a second death, which are to raise even more complicated problems than the question of innocence or guilt."--BOOK JACKET.
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A new thrilling P.D. James mystery . 'Three weeks and two days before she was murdered, Rhoda Gradwyn went to Harley Street to keep a first appointment with her plastic surgeon .'

"When the notorious investigative journalist Rhoda Gradwyn booked into Mr Chandler-Powell's private clinic in Dorset for the removal of a disfiguring and long-standing facial scar, she had every prospect of a successful operation by a distinguished surgeon, a week's peaceful convalescence in one of Dorset's most beautiful manor houses and the beginning of a new life. She was never to leave Cheverell Manor alive. Dalgliesh and his team are called in to investigate the murder, and later a second death, which are to raise even more complicated problems than the question of innocence or guilt."--BOOK JACKET.

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If there's murder in a nursing home, call in Adam Dalgliesh. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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