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Dellaporta, Penelope

Overview
Works: 58 works in 192 publications in 1 language and 5,126 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Science fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR6060.A467, 823.914
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Publications about Penelope Dellaporta
Publications by Penelope Dellaporta
Most widely held works by Penelope Dellaporta
The Mysterious affair at Styles by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
In Agatha Christie's first mystery, Hercule Poirot is called to an English estate after its heiress is murdered
The secret adversary by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Some secret plans have survived the sinking of the Lusitania, and amateur sleuths Tommy and Tuppence are on the trail of international spies in order to recover them. "Young Adventurers Limited" is a brand new private detective agency, set up by the dashing Tommy Beresford and the resourceful Tuppence Cowley. Their first assignment is to track down some secret documents that disappeared after the sinking of the Lusitania. Soon they are on the trail of the mysterious Mr. Brown, the head of an international gang of crooks-and in more danger than they bargained for!
Cover her face by P. D James( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
A beautiful, scheming young girl comes to Mrs. Maxie's house to help look after her invalid husband. When a murder upsets the peaceful country household, Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is called in from Scotland Yard
A mind to murder by P. D James( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Psychiatric clinic's head dies with a chisel driven through her heart. Commander Dalgliesh gets the call
Shroud for a nightingale by P. D James( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
P.D. James is "the greatest living mystery writer"-- People. The young women of Nightingale House are there to learn to nurse and comfort the suffering. But when one of the students plays patient in a demonstration of nursing skills, she is horribly, brutally killed. Another student dies equally mysteriously, and it is up to Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard to unmask a killer who has decided to prescribe murder as the cure for all ills
A taste for death by P. D James( file )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Commander Dalgliesh searches for the killer of two men - a baronet and an alcoholic - who turn up with their throats slit
The black tower by P. D James( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
The fifth mystery in the acclaimed and bestselling Adam Dalgliesh series "the reigning mistress of murder" (Time), P.D. James, is now available on CD. Just recovered from a grave illness, Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called to the bedside of an elderly priest. When Dalgliesh arrives, Father Baddeley is dead. It is merely his own brush with mortality that causes Dalgliesh to sense the shadow of death about to fall once more?
An unsuitable job for a woman by P. D James( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Left alone by her partner's suicide, Cordelia Gray struggles to manage the private detective agency they once shared
Devices & desires by P. D James( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline. Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from publicity on the remote Larksoken headland on the Norfolk coast in a converted windmill left to him by his aunt
A certain justice by P. D James( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 239 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 Sc--
Innocent blood by P. D James( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Adopted as a child into a privileged family, Philippa Palfrey fantasizes that she is the daughter of an aristocrat and a parlor maid. The terrifying truth about her parents and a long-ago murder is only the first in a series of shocking betrayals. Philippa quickly learns that those who delve into the secrets of the past must be on guard when long-buried horrors begin to stir
Death of an expert witness by P. D James( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
An evil-empered forensic scientist is put to death, putting many of his colleagues out of misery. Dr. Lorrimer appeared to be the picture of a bloodless, coldly efficient scientist. Only when his brutally slain body is discovered and his secret past dissected does the image begin to change. Once again, Chief Inspector Adam Dalgliesh learns that there is more to human beings than meets the eye, and more to solving a murder than the obvious clues
Unnatural causes by P. D James( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Award-winning author P.D. James third mystery in her bestselling series featuring Scotland Yard investigator Adam Dalgliesh is now available on CD! Maurice Seton was a famous mystery writer--but no murder from his imagination could equal the ghastliness of his own death. When his grotesquely mutilated corpse is found in a drifting dinghy, ripples of horror spread among his bizarre neighbors: the cruel and cynical drama critic, the celebrated recluse, and the rakish young heir
Original sin by P. D James( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
When Gerard Etienne turns up dead at the English publishing firm he has just taken over, there is no shortage of suspects. The ruthless new chairman of Peverell Press had a host of enemies : rejected authors, disenchanted colleagues and a discarded lover. Detective Adam Dalgliesh and company untangle this mess, replete with complex dynamics and hiding a killer who won't hesitate to strike again
The skull beneath the skin by P. D James( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 186 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
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden
The children of men by P. D James( file )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Told with P.D. James's trademark suspense, insightful characterization, and riveting storytelling, The children of men is a story of a world with no children and no future. The human race has become infertile, and the last generation to be born is now adult. Civilization itself is crumbling as suicide and despair become commonplace. Oxford historian Theodore Faron, apathetic toward a future without a future, spends most of his time reminiscing
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
The self-assured Jane Eyre becomes governess at Edward Rochester's mansion, where she and the master fall in love
September by Rosamunde Pilcher( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Violet watches as her son's marriage disintegrates as he fights with his wife about sending their young son to boarding school, and Pandora Blair, an old flame, returns. Bestseller 1990
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
In addressing the question of women and fiction, the author explores the lack of equal opportunity for women. She describes a tour of Oxbridge, a mythical English university, and the obstacles to education a woman encounters there. She concludes that "a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction."
 
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