The Mistletoe Murder

The Mistletoe Murder

And Other Stories

Book - 2016
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"The newly appointed Sgt. Dalgliesh is drawn into a case that is 'pure Agatha Christie.' . . . A 'pedantic, respectable, censorious' clerk's secret taste for pornography is only the first reason he finds for not coming forward as a witness to a murder . . . A best-selling crime novelist describes the crime she herself was involved in fifty years earlier . . . Dalgliesh's godfather implores him to reinvestigate a notorious murder that might ease the godfather's mind about an inheritance, but which will reveal a truth that even the supremely upstanding Adam Dalgliesh will keep to himself. Each of these stories is as playful as it is ingeniously plotted, the author's sly humor as evident as her hallmark narrative elegance and shrewd understanding of some of the most complex--not to say the most damning--aspects of human nature. A treat for P. D. James's legions of fans and anyone who enjoys the pleasures of a masterfully wrought whodunit" -- from Amazon.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ℗♭2016
ISBN: 9780451494146
Branch Call Number: M JAMES 2016
Characteristics: xvi, 152 pages ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: McDermid, Val


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