The Private Patient
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
Series: Adam Dalgliesh (#14)
It was a pretty average book to be honest, nothing outstanding. The descriptions became rather tedious and I had to force myself to keep reading the book. When I finally got to the end I felt disappointed, maybe I was expecting too much?
With all the qualities that P. D. James's readers have come to expect: a masterly psychological and emotional richness of characterization, a vivid evocation of place and a credible and exciting mystery. bookshelves: published-2008, spring-2010, play-dramatisation, mystery-thriller, witches-and-...
Ein sehr… umfangreicher Krimi der feinen englischen Art. Ein PD Jameseben. Aber leider hat mir das gefehlt, was diese traditionellen Krimis sonst so reizvollfür mich macht – das Miträtseln. Dafür gibt es zu wenige Hinweise (zumindestfür mich). Insgesamt ist der Funke einfach nicht übergesprungen ......
PD James's latest Dalgliesh mystery, dramatised by Neville Teller.Blurb - Journalist Rhoda Gradwyn checks into Cheverell Manor, an exclusive cosmetic surgery clinic in Dorset. Chandler-Powell, the owner, is faced with his right-hand man, Marcus Westhall and his sister Candace trying to persuade him ...
Enjoyable, but nothing specialThis crime story is rather predictable and, for those with high expectations of P.D. James, a little disappointing.It’s a reasonable story, and I would recommend it to my friends as a crime story if you don’t have anything more compelling in your to-read pile. There are...
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