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Dalgliesh, Adam (Fictitious character)

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Works: 245 works in 1,047 publications in 1 language and 67,735 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Detective and mystery stories, English  Drama  Radio plays 
Classifications: PR6060.A467, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Adam (Fictitious character) Dalgliesh
    A certain justice by P. D James( Book )
    46 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 4,750 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 )
    39 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,474 libraries worldwide
    Commander Adam Dalgliesh investigtes a murder at St. Anselm's, a small East Aglian theological cllege
    Devices and desires by P. D James( Book )
    22 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,398 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 )
    30 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 4,365 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 4,314 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 )
    23 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,252 libraries worldwide
    The Dupayne, a small private museum on the edge of London's Hampstead Heath devoted to the interwar years 1919-39, is in turmoil. The trustees--the three children of the museum founder, old Max Dupayne--are bitterly at odds over whether it should be closed. Then one of them is brutally murdered, and what seemed to be no more than a family dispute erupts into horror. For even as Commander Adam Dalgiesh and his team investigate the first killing, a second corpse is discovered. Clearly, someone at the Dupayne is prepared to kill, and kill again. The case is fraught with danger and complexity from the outset, not least because of the range of possible suspects--and victims. And still more sinister, the murders appear to echo the notorious crimes of th epast featured in one of the museum's most popular galleries, the Murder Room. For Dalgiesh, P.D. James's formidable detective, the search for the murderer poses an unexpected complication. After years of bachelorhood, he has embarked on a promising new relationship with Emma Lavenham--first introduced in Death in Holy Orders--which is at a critical stage. Yet his struggle to solve the Dupayne murders faces him with a frustrating dilemma: each new development distances him further from commitment to the woman he loves. The Murder Room is a story dark with the passions that lie at the heart of crime, a masterful work of psychological intricacy
    The private patient by P. D James( Book )
    26 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 3,964 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 )
    25 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 3,792 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 )
    23 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 2,729 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 )
    27 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 2,239 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 )
    37 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 2,067 libraries worldwide
    Dalgliesh investigates murder at a hospital nursing school, uncovering its secret world of sex and ambition
    Unnatural causes by P. D James( Book )
    25 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 1,910 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 )
    26 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 1,854 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 )
    29 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,804 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 )
    24 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,653 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 )
    33 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,647 libraries worldwide
    Commander Adam Dalgliesh must track a killer whose MO imitates a museum exhibit
    The private patient by P. D James( Sound Recording )
    13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,264 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 )
    24 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 982 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, Dalgliesh and his team must make sense of events
    Cover her face by P. D James( Sound Recording )
    28 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 950 libraries worldwide
    Mrs. Maxie's new maid Sally Jupp walks about the house with the triumphantly smug smile of one who has a secret. When she is murdered, it is up to Dalgliesh to discover what lay behind the smile
    Death in Holy Orders by P. D James( Sound Recording )
    17 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 883 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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