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Gray, Cordelia (Fictitious character)

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Works: 25 works in 119 publications in 6 languages and 7,110 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Novels  Detective and mystery radio programs  Television mini-series 
Classifications: PR6060.A467, 823.914
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Publications about Cordelia (Fictitious character) Gray
Most widely held works about Cordelia (Fictitious character) Gray
    The skull beneath the skin by P. D James( Book )
    27 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,212 libraries worldwide
    Hired as a bodyguard to faded actress Clarissa Lisle, the recent recipient of numerous death threats, Cordelia Gray accompanies the actress to an island castle, whose owner collects funeral paraphernalia
    An unsuitable job for a woman by P. D James( Book )
    29 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,897 libraries worldwide
    Left alone by her partner's suicide, Cordella Gray struggles to manage the private detective agency they once shared
    Deadly pleasures : three masterly detective novels by P. D James( Book )
    1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
    The black tower: Set on the black-shale cliffs of Dorset, location of the murder of Adam Dalgleish's godfather, a chaplain, precipitates a series of sinister events, and Dalgliesh must find the hidden pattern behind the tragedy to stop a nightmare of death
    An unsuitable job for a woman by P. D James( Sound Recording )
    16 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
    Cordelia's private investigator partner has killed himself and she must take over the business. Mr. Callender wants to know why his son hung himself, and Cordelia must uncover the truth
    The skull beneath the skin by P. D James( Sound Recording )
    16 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
    P.D. James is "the greatest living mystery writer"--People. Private detective Cordelia Gray is invited to the sunlit island of Courcy to protect the vainly beautiful actress Clarissa Lisle from veiled threats on her life. Within the rose red walls of a fairy-tale castle, she finds the stage is set for death
    In murderous company : complete & unabridged novels by the queen of crime by P. D James( Book )
    1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
    Three complete novels featuring Adam Dalgliesh and Cordelia
    An unsuitable job for a woman ( visu )
    3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
    Cordelia Gray is a young, aspiring private detective learning the ropes from her mentor, disgraced ex-policeman Bernie Pryde. But when Pryde's sudden suicide leaves Cordelia the sole proprietor of his ramshackle agency, she is forced to continue her education on the job with only Mrs. Sparshott, the agency's longtime secretary and Cordelia's new assistant on her team. Sacrifice: A prominent scientist hires Cordelia to investigate why his son suddenly gave up a life of privilege for one of passion, only to kill himself weeks later. A last embrace: A jilted wife needs a female detective to lure her philandering husband and reveal his misdeeds, but Cordelia finds herself trapped when she begins to fall in love. Living on risk: Cordelia accepts what she thinks is a routine surveillance job, only to discover she may have been hired to help commit a crime, not to prevent one. Playing God: Superintendent Fergussen hires Cordelia to investigate his daughter's boyfriend, but is the evidence Cordelia turns over really all that the Superintendent was after?
    An unsuitable job for a woman ( visu )
    2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
    Cordelia Gray is a young, aspiring private detective learning the ropes from her mentor, disgraced ex-policeman Bernie Pryde. But when Pryde's sudden suicide leaves Cordelia the sole proprietor of his ramshackle agency, she is forced to continue her education on the job with only Mrs. Sparshott, the agency's longtime secretary and Cordelia's new assistant on her team. Sacrifice: A prominent scientist hires Cordelia to investigate why his son suddenly gave up a life of privilege for one of passion, only to kill himself weeks later. A last embrace: A jilted wife needs a female detective to lure her philandering husband and reveal his misdeeds, but Cordelia finds herself trapped when she begins to fall in love. Living on risk: Cordelia accepts what she thinks is a routine surveillance job, only to discover she may have been hired to help commit a crime, not to prevent one. Playing God: Superintendent Fergussen hires Cordelia to investigate his daughter's boyfriend, but is the evidence Cordelia turns over really all that the Superintendent was after?
    An unsuitable job for a woman ( visu )
    1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
    After the owner's suicide, Cordelia Gray takes over the running of a seedy London detective agency. On her first case, she investigates the death by hanging of a young student
    Trilogy of death by P. D James( Book )
    1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
    An unsuitable job for a woman ( visu )
    3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
    Cordelia Gray is a young, aspiring private detective learning the ropes from her mentor, disgraced ex-policeman Bernie Pryde. But when Pryde's sudden suicide leaves Cordelia the sole proprietor of his ramshackle agency, she is forced to continue her education on the job with only Mrs. Sparshott, the agency's longtime secretary and Cordelia's new assistant on her team. In this episode, Cordelia accepts what she thinks is a routine surveillance job, only to discover she may have been hired to help commit a crime, not to prevent one
    An unsuitable job for a woman ( visu )
    3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
    Cordelia Gray is a young, aspiring private detective learning the ropes from her mentor, disgraced ex-policeman Bernie Pryde. But when Pryde's sudden suicide leaves Cordelia the sole proprietor of his ramshackle agency, she is forced to continue her education on the job with only Mrs. Sparshott, the agency's longtime secretary and Cordelia's new assistant on her team. In this episode, a jilted wife needs a female detective to lure her philandering husband and reveal his misdeeds, but Cordelia finds herself trapped when she begins to fall in love
    An unsuitable job for a woman ( visu )
    2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
    Cordelia Gray is a young, aspiring private detective learning the ropes from her mentor, disgraced ex-policeman Bernie Pryde. But when Pryde's sudden suicide leaves Cordelia the sole proprietor of his ramshackle agency, she is forced to continue her education on the job with only Mrs. Sparshott, the agency's longtime secretary and Cordelia's new assistant on her team. In this episode, a prominent scientist hires Cordelia to investigate why his son suddenly gave up a life of privilege for one of passion, only to kill himself weeks later
    An unsuitable job for a woman ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
    Cordelia Gray is a young, aspiring private detective learning the ropes from her mentor, disgraced ex-policeman Bernie Pryde. But when Pryde's sudden suicide leaves Cordelia the sole proprietor of his ramshackle agency, she is forced to continue her education on the job with only Mrs. Sparshott, the agency's longtime secretary and Cordelia's new assistant on her team. In this episode, Superintendent Fergussen hires Cordelia to investigate his daughter's boyfriend, but is the evidence Cordelia turns over really all that the Superintendent was after?
    An unsuitable job for a woman ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
    Living on risk: Cordelia accepts what she thinks is a routine surveillance job, only to discover she may have been hired to help commit a crime, not to prevent one. Playing God: Superintendent Fergussen hires Cordelia to investigate his daughter's boyfriend, but is the evidence Cordelia turns over really all that the Superintendent was after?
    Ein reizender Job für eine Frau zwei Krimis in einem Band by P. D James( Book )
    1 edition published in 1992 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
    "Ein reizender Job für eine Frau: Der Sohn eines berühmten Wissenschaftlers in Cambridge hat sich angeblich umgebract. Die Privatdetektivin Cordelia Gray nimmt eine Spur auf und stellt bald fest, daß die ehrfürchtig bewunderte Idylle der Gelehrsamkeit trügerisch ist."--Page 4 of cover
    An unsuitable job for a woman by P. D James( Book )
    1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Cordelia inherits a detective agency. Her first investigation is into an apparent suicide which took place one beautiful summer at Cambridge. Private eye novel
    An unsuitable job for a woman ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Cordelia Gray is a young, aspiring private detective learning the ropes from her mentor, disgraced ex-policeman Bernie Pryde. But when Pryde's sudden suicide leaves Cordelia the sole proprietor of his ramshackle agency, she is forced to continue her education on the job with only Mrs. Sparshott, the agency's longtime secretary and Cordelia's new assistant on her team. Sacrifice: A prominent scientist hires Cordelia to investigate why his son suddenly gave up a life of privilege for one of passion, only to kill himself weeks later. A last embrace: A jilted wife needs a female detective to lure her philandering husband and reveal his misdeeds, but Cordelia finds herself trapped when she begins to fall in love. Living on risk: Cordelia accepts what she thinks is a routine surveillance job, only to discover she may have been hired to help commit a crime, not to prevent one. Playing God: Superintendent Fergussen hires Cordelia to investigate his daughter's boyfriend, but is the evidence Cordelia turns over really all that the Superintendent was after?
    The skull beneath the skin by P. D James( Book )
    1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    In a Victorian castle perched high on a remote island off the coast of Dorset, private eye Cordelia Gray finds herself on a dangerous new assignment. The victim was an aged and egomaniacal actress queen. Private eye novel
    P. D. James's Cordelia Gray mysteries by P. D James( file )
    1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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