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The mistletoe murder: and other stories
(Large Print)

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[New York] : Random House Large Print, [2016].
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Large Print
Edition:
First large print edition.
Physical Desc:
xx, 216 pages (large print) ; 19 cm
Status:
2 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
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MYSTERY FICTION (J)
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Collected in this book are four murder mystery short stories by P.D. James, all centered around Christmas and two of which feature the young poet-detective Adam Dalgliesh. In the title story, a bestselling crime novelist describes the crime she herself was involved in fifty years earlier. In "A Very Commonplace Murder, " a "pedantic, respectable, censorious" clerk's secret taste for pornography is only the first reason he finds for not coming forward as a witness to a murder. "The Boxdale Inheritance" finds Dalgliesh implored by his godfather to reinvestigate a notorious murder, an investigation that will reveal a family secret so dark that Dalgliesh will firmly rebury it. And in "The Twelve Clues of Christmas, " Dalgliesh is drawn into a case that involves a family with "an aversion to natural death."

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ISBN:
9781524708924 (lg. print - pbk.) :, 1524708925 (paperback)

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Collected in this book are four murder mystery short stories by P.D. James, all centered around Christmas and two of which feature the young poet-detective Adam Dalgliesh. In the title story, a bestselling crime novelist describes the crime she herself was involved in fifty years earlier. In "A Very Commonplace Murder, " a "pedantic, respectable, censorious" clerk's secret taste for pornography is only the first reason he finds for not coming forward as a witness to a murder. "The Boxdale Inheritance" finds Dalgliesh implored by his godfather to reinvestigate a notorious murder, an investigation that will reveal a family secret so dark that Dalgliesh will firmly rebury it. And in "The Twelve Clues of Christmas, " Dalgliesh is drawn into a case that involves a family with "an aversion to natural death."
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APA Citation (style guide)

James, P. D. (2016). The mistletoe murder: and other stories. First large print edition. [New York]: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

James, P. D. 2016. The Mistletoe Murder: And Other Stories. [New York]: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

James, P. D, The Mistletoe Murder: And Other Stories. [New York]: Random House Large Print, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

James, P. D. The Mistletoe Murder: And Other Stories. First large print edition. [New York]: Random House Large Print, 2016. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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