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The Resource The mistletoe murder : and other stories, P.D. James

The mistletoe murder : and other stories, P.D. James

Label
The mistletoe murder : and other stories
Title
The mistletoe murder
Title remainder
and other stories
Statement of responsibility
P.D. James
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the acknowledged 'Queen of Crime', P. D. James was frequently commissioned by newspapers and magazines to write a special short story for Christmas. Four of the best of these have been drawn from the archives and published here. P. D. James' prose illuminates each of these perfectly formed stories, making them ideal reading for the darkest days of the year. While she delights in the secrets that lurk beneath the surface at family gatherings, her Christmas stories also provide tantalizing puzzles to keep the reader guessing. P. D. James embraces the challenge of the short-story form, and ingeniously weaves the strands of plot, setting, characterization and surprise to create a satisfying whole within only a few thousand words. From the title story about a strained country-house party on Christmas Eve, to another about an illicit affair that ends in murder, and two cases for James' poet-detective Adam Dalgliesh, each treats the reader to James' masterfully atmospheric storytelling, always with the lure of a mystery to be solved
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Member of
Cataloging source
TEFBT
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James, P. D
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
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  • Dalgliesh, Adam
  • Murder
Target audience
general
Label
The mistletoe murder : and other stories, P.D. James
Instantiates
Publication
Note
With a foreword by Val McDermid
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The mistletoe murder -- A very commonplace murder -- The Boxdale inheritance -- The twelve clues of Christmas
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
xx, 216 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781524708924
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)954343455
Label
The mistletoe murder : and other stories, P.D. James
Publication
Note
With a foreword by Val McDermid
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The mistletoe murder -- A very commonplace murder -- The Boxdale inheritance -- The twelve clues of Christmas
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
xx, 216 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781524708924
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)954343455

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