By P. D. James
From the award-winning grasp of literary crime fiction, a vintage paintings wealthy in annoying drama and mental insight.
On the East Anglian seacoast, a small theological university hangs precariously on an eroding coastline and an both precarious destiny. whilst the physique of a pupil is located buried within the sand, the boy’s influential father calls for that Scotland backyard examine. input Adam Dalgliesh, a detective who loves poetry, a guy who has recognized loss and discovery. The son of a parson, and having spent many chuffed boyhood summers on the institution, Dalgliesh is definitely the right candidate to seem for the reality during this distant, rarified neighborhood of the faithful–and the anxious. And whilst one dying results in one other, Dalgliesh unearths himself steeped in an international of excellent and evil, of stifled passions and hidden pasts, the place a person has reason not only to dedicate one crime yet to start an unholy order of homicide. . . .
“Gracefully sculpted prose and [a] beautifully done secret . . . loss of life in Holy Orders is between [James’s] so much striking and comprehensive Dalgliesh novels.”
–The Philadelphia Inquirer
“An based paintings approximately desire, dying, and the alternately redemptive and harmful nature of love.”
–The Miami Herald
“Absorbing . . . [James’s] plotting and characterization [are] impeccable.”
“P. D. James is in best form.”
–The Boston Globe
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Can't be beat," agreed Biff. When the boys were washed and dressed, they went out into the kitchen. " "That's good. Breakfast is ready. Pull your chairs up to the table and get on the outside of some bacon and eggs. " "Is the telephone working, Mr. " asked Frank. " "Yep, the phone is workin' again," the storekeeper assured them. "I know, because I "was callin' the operator this morning. " asked Joe, interested. "Big robbery at the airport. " The Hardy boys looked at one another in amazement. A second robbery at the airport!
Come on," said Frank. "There's no use standing here arguing about it. " "I have my car right here at the door," said the detective. "That's service," chirped Chet. "Biff and I will run along home. Our parents will be worrying themselves sick if we don't show up. So long, fellows! " Chet and Biff hastened off down the street while the Hardy boys clambered into Smuff 'a car. The detective wedged himself in behind the wheel and they drove the few short blocks to police headquarters. Here they were ushered into the private office of Chief Collig himself, a fussy little man with a vast sense of dignity.
Don't stay away too long, Frank," saioy Mrs. Hardy. " "The police? " "They think you may have run away. " This news came as a stunning shock to Frank. " he exclaimed hotly. "We'll be back as soon as we can, and if they make any more inquiries you can tell them so. " '' I hope you are right, Frank. " "All right, Mother. And don't worry about ns. " Frank hung up the receiver and paid the cost of the call. When he turned toward Joe, however, he found his brother standing in the door, gazing up at the sky.
Death in Holy Orders (Inspector Adam Dalgliesh, Book 11) by P. D. James