Deadheads (Dalziel and Pascoe Series #7)

Deadheads (Dalziel and Pascoe Series #7)

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by Reginald Hill
     
 

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Patrick Aldermann, an accountant with a company that makes toilets, is passionate about his roses, which he prunes ruthlessly, 'deadheading' any blossoms a minute past their prime so as to make space for the younger blooms. Not much of a gardener, Dalziel views Patrick as a strong contender for the title of Most Boring Man in Yorkshire. Pascoe, though, has noticed

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Patrick Aldermann, an accountant with a company that makes toilets, is passionate about his roses, which he prunes ruthlessly, 'deadheading' any blossoms a minute past their prime so as to make space for the younger blooms. Not much of a gardener, Dalziel views Patrick as a strong contender for the title of Most Boring Man in Yorkshire. Pascoe, though, has noticed that senior executives at the toilet company'gentlemen, you might say, just a minute past their prime'have an unlucky habit of dying. And when they do, it's all but inevitably Patrick who, like a lucky young bloom, is poised to take their place.

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ISBN-13:
9780025515604
Publisher:
Scribner
Publication date:
05/28/1984
Series:
Dalziel and Pascoe Series, #7
Pages:
288

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