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Unnatural Causes - P.D. James
Unnatural Causes
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A famous mystery writer is found dead at the bottom of a dinghy, with both hands chopped off at the wrists. Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh, with help from his remarkable Aunt Jane, must discover who typed the writer's death sentence before the plot takes another murderous turn.Unnatural Causes... show more
A famous mystery writer is found dead at the bottom of a dinghy, with both hands chopped off at the wrists. Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh, with help from his remarkable Aunt Jane, must discover who typed the writer's death sentence before the plot takes another murderous turn.Unnatural Causes inspired Cosmopolitan to fervently hope, "if we're lucky, there will always be an England and there will always be a P. D. James."
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781439144459 (1439144451)
ASIN: B007OVDI7A
Publisher: Touchstone
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: Adam Dalgliesh (#3)
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
2.0 Unnatural Causes
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...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
4.5 It was a dark and stormy night
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....
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
3.0
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...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 Unnatural Causes
Daigleish is on holidays and is sucked into a murder. The ending was a bit of a let-down.
What I'm reading
What I'm reading rated it
3.0 Unnatural Causes (Adam Dagliesh Mystery Series #3)
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...
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