Publish date: May 20th 2002
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages no: 226
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
Series: Adam Dalgliesh (#3)
Honestly this whole book felt like a waste of time. The only reason why I am giving it two stars is I liked how James described the location of the murders and we get into Dalgliesh's family history more. "Unnatural Causes" follows Adam Dalgliesh as he returns to Suffolk to visit his aunt Jane. I...
This is the third Adam Dalgleish book, and was a library check out for me. I decided to revisit P.D. James this year as part of my "Century of Women" project. Unnatural Causes is the third in the series, and was published in 1967. This is my favorite book so far because it was so cleverly plotted....
I'm starting to find Adam Dalgliesh mysteries a little depressing. Murder mysteries in general dwell on the worst aspects of human nature. The pleasure in them that I can see is following the logical process that pieces the clues together and uncovers the truth. Dalgliesh doesn't seem to enjoy hi...
Daigleish is on holidays and is sucked into a murder. The ending was a bit of a let-down.
This is a re-read. I remembered why the hands were cut but didn't remember who did it and why. I liked the awkwardness of Dalgliesh, his not quite envy but definitely uneasiness at not being in charge of the investigation. Still, in the end, he solves the puzzle and puts one up the poor inspector wh...