The Mistletoe Murder And Other Stories

£7.99

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’s 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.

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P. D. James was frequently commissioned by newspapers and magazines to write a short story for Christmas, and four of the best have been drawn from the archives and published here together for the first time. From the title story about a strained country-house Christmas party, to another about an illicit affair that ends in murder, plus two cases for detective Adam Dalgliesh, these are masterfully atmospheric stories by the acknowledged ‘Queen of Crime’.

Additional information

Weight 0.166 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

136

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

823.914 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K