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by P.D. James
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 1 year ago
“’The victim's hair was damp, which suggests she died after her swim and not before it’" In “Devices and Desires” by P. D. James I’m no detective but that is some incredible deduction Dalgliesh… I'm only going to be on this earth for a limited amount of time, and in all likelihood I won't...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it 9 years ago
To be honest, I read this book 6 months ago and am just getting to my review..I can't remember much about the book and I only gave it 3 stars..In my world, that means that I liked it, but not enough to retain it.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 9 years ago
Stars Robin Ellis and Susannah DoyleBroadcast on:BBC Radio 7, 11:00pm Saturday 17th July 2010Duration:30 minutesAvailable until:11:32pm Saturday 24th July 2010Categories:Drama, CrimeEasy to lose enthusiasm for the story when spread over such a long time
Ms. Margie
Ms. Margie rated it 10 years ago
I think this was one of the first P.D. James books I read. It's good, but a bit different from some of her other Adam Dalgleish stories because A.D. is only a minor character. Not my favorite of hers, but even her worst is pretty darn good.
A little tea, a little chat
A little tea, a little chat rated it 10 years ago
I can't believe I read so many PD James books...she's dull as dishwater.
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 11 years ago
This is not the best James book. It's not a bad book, but it's not the best. There is one plot development that does seem to come a bit out of left field. Outside of that, this is still good James. She takes time with her characters, and this is really her strength as a writer. She shows people...
Defenestraethe rated it 27 years ago
It was fine, but not so awesome as to inspire me to pick up all the other James books I haven't read.
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
[These notes were made in 1991:]. Every time P.D. James puts out a new novel, I think it's her best yet. This is no exception. She has chosen a particularly atmospheric setting - a bleak Northern English headland dominated by a nuclear power plant, and inhabited by a small group of people, most of...
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