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   Death in Holy Orders, by P. D. James  
 
  Novel, first publication in 2001
 
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      On the East Anglican seacoast a small theological college hangs precariously on an eroding shoreline and an equally precarious future. Then, the body of a student is found buried in the sand, and the boy’s influential father demands that Scotland Yard investigate. Adam Dalgleish, the son of a parson, once spent happy summers at the school. A detective who loves poetry, a man who has known loss and discovery, Dalgliesh is the perfect candidate to look for the truth in a remote, rarified community of the faithful–and the frightened. For when one death leads to another, Dalgliesh finds himself steeped in a world of good and evil, of stifled passions and hidden pasts, where someone has cause not just to commit one crime, but to begin an unholy order of murder.

     
     
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  • Adam Dalgliesh (#11)

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  • Cops - Sheriff
  • Great Britain
  • Murders
  • Mystery
  • Religion - Theology - Gods & Deities - Faith - Priests & Clerics
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