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Death comes to Pemberley

Author: P D James
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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P.D. James masterfully recreates the world of Pride and Prejudice, and combines it with the excitement and suspense of a brilliantly-crafted detective story.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Fitzwilliam Darcy, (Fictitious character); Fitzwilliam Darcy, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P D James
ISBN: 9780571283576 0571283578 9780571283583 0571283586 9780571283606 0571283608 0571284175 9780571284177 9780571288007 0571288006
OCLC Number: 754168287
Description: ix, 310 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Unofficial sequel to Pride and Prejudice.-The year is 1803, and Darcy and Elizabeth have been married for six years. There are now two handsome and healthy sons in the nursery, Elizabeth's beloved sister Jane and her husband Bingley live nearby and the orderly world of Pemberley seems unassailable. But all this is threatened when, on the eve of the annual autumn ball, the guests are preparing to retire for the night when a chaise appears, rocking down the path from Pemberley's wild woodland. As it pulls up, Lydia Wickham --
Elizabeth's younger, unreliable sister --
stumbles out screaming that her husband has been murdered.
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