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Cover Her Face - P.D. James
Cover Her Face
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Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door. Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. Cover... show more
Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door. Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. Cover Her Face is P. D. James's electric debut novel, an ingeniously plotted mystery that immediately placed her among the masters of suspense.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743219570 (0743219570)
ASIN: 743219570
Publisher: Scribner
Pages no: 250
Edition language: English
Series: Adam Dalgliesh (#1)
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Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
3.0 Adam Dalgleish #1
Scribd comes through. I went through a period of my life maybe fifteen years ago where all I read were mysteries, mostly mysteries written by women. P.D. James, Elizabeth George, Martha Grimes figured prominently during this reading era. All three of them featured male detectives - real detectives...
Vilja Reads
Vilja Reads rated it
3.5 Cover Her Face (Inspector Dalgliesh)
At a country house, the family is tired of waiting for their ailing husband and father to die. Each have their own dissatisfactions and secrets. Meanwhile, a new maid with a fatherless child and a penchant for causing trouble is not making it any easier for any of them. The situation culminates into...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 Cover Her Face (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 1)
Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door. Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. bookshel...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 Cover Her Face (Faber Firsts)
Interesting story of a family who are waiting for a father to die, trying to find their place in the world and be a part of a society that's changing before their eyes. Full of stock characters from and English Country village, this is the story of an unmarried mother who is killed shortly after an...
denisebetteridge
denisebetteridge rated it
The thinking person's mystery. I did enjoy it, it was really well written. Unlike other mysteries I have read, I think the reader might be able to actually figure out by the clues, "whodunnit." Before reading P.D. James, I thought there was no point in trying to figure out who was guilty, or bother ...
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