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Devices and Desires, James, P. D.

Devices and Desires

Authors: James, P. D.
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC022030, FIC045000, FIC050000
ISBN: 9780307760609, Related ISBNs: 030776060X, 0394580702, 0517078988, 0517088460, 0676972128
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 448
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: National Bestseller. 

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. But he cannot so easily escape murder. A psychotic strangler of young women is at large in Norfolk, and getting nearer to Larksoken with every killing. And when Dalgliesh discovers the murdered body of the Acting Administrative Officer on the beach, he finds himself caught up in the passions and dangerous secrets of the headland community and in one of the most baffling murder cases of his career.

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