The Black Tower (Adam Dalgliesh Series #5)

The Black Tower (Adam Dalgliesh Series #5)

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by P. D. James
     
 

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Just recovered from a grave illness, Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called to the bedside of an elderly priest. When Dalgliesh arrives, Father Baddeley is dead. Is it merely his own brush with mortality that causes Dalgliesh to sense the shadow of death about to fall once more?

"Splendid, macabre," wrote the London Sunday Telegraph. "The Black Tower is a

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Just recovered from a grave illness, Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called to the bedside of an elderly priest. When Dalgliesh arrives, Father Baddeley is dead. Is it merely his own brush with mortality that causes Dalgliesh to sense the shadow of death about to fall once more?

"Splendid, macabre," wrote the London Sunday Telegraph. "The Black Tower is a masterpiece," the London Sunday Times concurred.

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Time The reigning mistress of murder.

People P. D. James is "the greatest living mystery writer."

The Washington Post
“One of the finest, most absorbing craftsmen of the profession.”
Observer
“One of the most chilling crime writers around.”
The Sunday Times (London)
"The greatest contemporary writer of classic crime."
Sunday Times (UK)
“A consummately good crime novel, a masterpiece."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684142630
Publisher:
Scribner
Publication date:
01/01/1975
Series:
Adam Dalgliesh Series, #5
Pages:
271

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