The Resource Death in Holy Orders, P. D. James

Death in Holy Orders, P. D. James

Label
Death in Holy Orders
Title
Death in Holy Orders
Statement of responsibility
P. D. James
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the body of a student of an Anglican theological college is found on the shore of a desolate stretch of coast smothered by a fall of sand, his wealthy father demands that Scotland Yard re-examine the verdict of accidental death. Commander Dalgliesh has visited St Anselm's in his boyhood and, as he is due for a holiday, agrees to pay a visit. He finds himself embroiled in one of the most puzzling cases of his career
Member of
Summary
The body of a student at a theological college on the East Anglian coast is found on the shore, suffocated by a fall of sand. Dalgliesh is called upon to reexamine the verdict of accidental death which the student's father would not accept. When another visitor to the college dies, Dalgliesh realizes that this is the most horrific case of his career
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
036060
Cataloging source
WVK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
James, P. D
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Adam Dalgliesh mystery
Series volume
11
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dalgliesh, Adam
  • Police
  • Theological seminaries
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • East Anglia (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Death in Holy Orders, P. D. James
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"An Adam Dalgliesh mystery"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780375412554
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
ocm45876066
Label
Death in Holy Orders, P. D. James
Publication
Copyright
Note
"An Adam Dalgliesh mystery"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780375412554
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
ocm45876066

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