The Black Tower

The Black Tower

Book - 2001
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Scotland Yard Inspector Adam Dalgliesh races to solve a twisted murder in bestselling author P.D. James’ classic mystery The Black Tower, hailed as “splendid, macabre” by the London Sunday Telegraph and “a masterpiece,” by the London Sunday Times.

Just recovered from a grave illness, Commander Adam Dalgliesh receives a call for advice from the elderly chaplain at Toynton Grange, an isolated nursing home on the coast of England. But by the time Dalgliesh arrives, Father Baddeley has mysteriously died, as has one of his patients.

When the bodies begin to pile up, Dalgliesh once again finds his own life at risk as he determines to get to the truth behind his friend’s death and unmask the terrible evil t the heart of Toynton Grange.

Publisher: New York : Scribner Paperback Fiction, 2001
Edition: 1st Scribner Paperback Fiction ed
ISBN: 9780743219617
Branch Call Number: M JAMES
Characteristics: 346 p. ; 21 cm


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May 17, 2014

This was a good story but she uses such a lot of big words that I have never even heard of.
Exciting ending.


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there hardly daring to breathe because the images, however clearly conjured up, were so sensitive, so easily dispelled. But now it was happening beautifully. She concentrated, seeing the amorphous shapes and the changing patterns of colour focus into a picture, clearly as a developing negative, tuning in her ears to the sounds of home.


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