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Dalgliesh, Adam (Fictitious character)

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Works: 231 works in 1,096 publications in 1 language and 68,277 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Detective and mystery stories, English  Suspense fiction  Drama  Radio plays  Radio adaptations  Audio adaptations 
Classifications: PR6060.A467, 823.914
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Publications about Adam (Fictitious character) Dalgliesh
Most widely held works about Adam (Fictitious character) Dalgliesh
    A certain justice by P. D James( Book )
    50 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,775 libraries worldwide
    A British woman lawyer is murdered soon after successfully defending her client who was on trial for murder. As he opens an investigation, Commander Dalgliesh of New Scotland Yard learns the man recently became engaged to the lawyer's daughter. Is there a connection? By the author of Original Sin
    Death in holy orders by P. D James( Book )
    43 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,545 libraries worldwide
    The untimely death of a young priest in training draws Commander Adam Dalgliesh back to East Anglia to investigate at the request of the young man's father, as Dalgliesh finds himself drawn into a complex and violent mystery
    Devices and desires by P. D James( Book )
    26 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,450 libraries worldwide
    Scotland Yard's Adam Dalgliesh leaves London to vacation in Norfolk and becomes enmeshed in the hunt for the perpetrator of a series of murders of young women, which continues even after the murderer's capture
    A taste for death by P. D James( Book )
    32 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 4,407 libraries worldwide
    Commander Adam Dalgleish investigates the throat-slash murders, in a London Church, of Sir Paul Berowne, former Minister of State, and a tramp named Harry Mack, murders that lead Dalgleish onto surprising English pathways
    The lighthouse by P. D James( Book )
    28 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,338 libraries worldwide
    A subtle and powerful work of contemporary fiction. Combe Island off the Cornish coast has a bloodstained history of piracy and cruelty but now, privately owned, it offers respite to over-stressed men and women in positions of high authority who require privacy and guaranteed security. But the peace of Combe is violated when one of the distinguished visitors is bizarrely murdered. Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are called on to solve a sensitive high profile case on Combe Island off the Cornish coast of England at a time when Dalgliesh is dealing with his uncertain future with Emma Lavenham, the woman he loves; Detective Inspector Kate Miskin has her own emotional problems; and the ambitious Sergeant Francis Benton-Smith is worried about working under Kate. Hardly has the team begun to unravel the complicated motives of the suspects when there is a second brutal killing, and the whole investigation is jeopardized when Dalgliesh is faced with a danger more insidious and as potentially fatal as murder. This eagerly awaited successor to the international bestseller The Murder Room displays all the qualities that lovers of P.D. James's novels the world over have come to expect: sensitive characterization, an exciting and superbly structured plot and vivid evocation of place
    The murder room by P. D James( Book )
    24 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,289 libraries worldwide
    Murders present meet murders past in P.D. James's latest harrowing, thought-provoking thriller. Life imitates art. The redoubtable Commander Adam Dalgliesh is on the trail of a murderer whose MO mimics a museum exhibit. The Dupayne, a small London museum devoted to the interwar years 1919-1939, is in turmoil. As its trustees argue over whether it should be closed, one of them is murdered. Yet even as Dalgliesh investigates this mysterious killing, a second corpse is discovered. Thus paired, the two murders look uncannily similar to the crimes in the museum's "Murder Room" gallery. As Dalgliesh attempts to unravel this increasingly urgent puzzle, its complications impinge more and more upon the relationship he is developing with Emma Lavenham. And as he moves closer to a solution, he grows further from commitment to Emma
    The private patient by P. D James( Book )
    27 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 4,040 libraries worldwide
    Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are called in to investigate a murder at a private nursing home for rich patients being treated by the famous plastic surgeon George Chandler-Powell
    Original sin by P. D James( Book )
    31 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,833 libraries worldwide
    In London, the managing director of a stately publishing house is found dead, a stuffed snake in his mouth. The suspects are many: a rejected author, a discarded mistress, a resentful employee, to mention just a few. Commander Adam Dalgliesh sifts through their lives and the company's finances in order to find the killer
    Death of an expert witness by P. D James( Book )
    27 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 2,763 libraries worldwide
    An evil-tempered forensic scientist is put to death, putting many of his colleagues out of misery. Commander Adam Dalgliesh must exhume the secrets of Dr. Lorrimer's laboratory in order to lay bare the murderous motive hidden in one human heart
    The black tower by P. D James( Book )
    28 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 2,255 libraries worldwide
    Responding to an old friend's call, Commander Adam Dalgliesh travels to Toynton Grange, a convalescence home in Dorset, where he finds his friend dead and, himself weakened by a recent illness, encounters multiple murder and malicious intrigue
    Shroud for a nightingale by P. D James( Book )
    39 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 2,070 libraries worldwide
    The mysterious and tragic deaths of two student nurses send Adam Dalgliesh, Chief Superintendent of Scotland Yard, to hunt the vicious killer seeking refuge in the Nightingale House
    Unnatural causes by P. D James( Book )
    30 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 2,010 libraries worldwide
    Inspector Dalgliesh and his extraordinary aunt set out to discover the shocking truth about the past of a famous mystery writer--whose ghastly murder left a circle of bizarre friends terrified that they are next on the killer's list
    A mind to murder by P. D James( Book )
    28 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 1,882 libraries worldwide
    Adam Dalgluish was called to the elegant Steen Psychiatric Clinic to investigate why the body of Enid Bolan was found with a chisel through her heart
    Cover her face : [an Adam Dalgliesh mystery] by P. D James( Book )
    33 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,835 libraries worldwide
    "When headstrong and beautiful housemaid Sally Jupp is found strangled in her bed behind a bolted door, Detective Chief-Inspector Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must unmask her killer from a houseful of suspects--most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. Each new clue he uncovers leads to a dramatic twist in this ingeniously plotted mystery"--Cover, p. 4
    The lighthouse by P. D James( Sound Recording )
    26 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,638 libraries worldwide
    Combe Island off the Cornish coast has a bloodstained history of piracy and cruelty but now, privately owned, it offers respite to over-stressed men and women in positions of high authority who require privacy and guaranteed security. But the peace of Combe is violated when one of the distinguished visitors is bizarrely murdered. Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called in to solve the mystery quickly and discreetly, but at a difficult time for him and his depleted team. Dalgliesh is uncertain about his future with Emma Lavenham, the woman he loves; Detective Inspector Kate Miskin has her own emotional problems; and the ambitious Sergeant Francis Benton-Smith is worried about working under Kate. Hardly has the team begun to unravel the complicated motives of the suspects than there is a second brutal killing, and the whole investigation is jeopardized when Dalgliesh is faced with a danger more insidious and as potentially fatal as murder
    The murder room by P. D James( Sound Recording )
    34 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,622 libraries worldwide
    Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team investigate the murder of a trustee of the Dupayne, a small private London museum locked in a battle over its future, and find their probe complicated by a second corpse
    The private patient by P. D James( Sound Recording )
    28 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
    Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are called in to investigate a murder at a private nursing home for rich patients being treated by the famous plastic surgeon George Chandler-Powell
    A certain justice by P. D James( Sound Recording )
    29 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,216 libraries worldwide
    When lawyer Venetia Aldridge defends a man for murder, the case appears open and shut. But when Aldridge is found dead in her office, Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team must make sense of events. In the meanwhile, the murders continue
    Cover her face by P. D James( Sound Recording )
    30 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 937 libraries worldwide
    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
    Death in Holy Orders by P. D James( Sound Recording )
    17 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 889 libraries worldwide
    Commander Adam Dalgliesh agrees to investigate the death of Sir Alred Treves son. No sooner does he arrive, however, the college is torn apart by a sacrilegious and horrifying murder, and Dalgliesh finds himself ineluctably drawn into the labyrinth of an intricate and violent mystery
 
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