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The black tower

Author: P D James
Publisher: London : Faber, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Peverell Press, a two-hundred-year-old publishing firm housed in a dramatic mock-Venetian palace on the Thames, is certainly ripe for change. But the proposals of its ruthlessly ambitious new managing director, Gerard Etienne, have made him dangerous enemies - a discarded mistress, a neglected and humiliated author, and rebellious colleagues and staff. When Gerard's body is discovered bizarrely desecrated, there  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Named Person: Adam Dalgliesh, (Fictitious character); Adam Dalgliesh, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P D James
ISBN: 0571107311 9780571107315
OCLC Number: 2133529
Awards: Winner of CWA Silver Dagger for Fiction 1975
Description: 271 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by P.D. James.

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The Peverell Press, a two-hundred-year-old publishing firm housed in a dramatic mock-Venetian palace on the Thames, is certainly ripe for change. But the proposals of its ruthlessly ambitious new managing director, Gerard Etienne, have made him dangerous enemies - a discarded mistress, a neglected and humiliated author, and rebellious colleagues and staff. When Gerard's body is discovered bizarrely desecrated, there is no shortage of suspects and Dalgliesh and his team are confronted with a puzzle of extraordinary complexity and a murderer who is prepared to strike again.

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