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I had not read James for some years but listened to an audio recording of The Private Patient. If this book is typical of her writing style, never again. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Dodge Wells
Absolutely one of my favorites. Own the entire collection of all books published by her. Great detective stories.Published 6 days ago by Gina Redford
Sooo long, so many characters but so little developed... Disappointed. I read other books by PD James which were great but this one is just fastidious... UghPublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
This was the first book I read by P. D. James. She is a brilliant storyteller in the British tradition. Her style is different from American writing.Published 2 months ago by Donna Levy
I'm pretty sure that I have met the Commander before in video format because Roy Marsden's face is so familiar to me. Read morePublished 3 months ago by R. T. Watson
This was book to sludge through. The minute and irrelevant descriptions were tedious. Doesn't anyone edit books anymore?Published 3 months ago by Samantha
Investigative journalist Rhoda Gradwyn - who's exposed her fair share of secrets - schedules plastic surgery to remove a disfiguring facial scar. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Barbara Saffer
Below par in plot development. Motives for the suspects were not thoroughly explored.Published 6 months ago by Layla
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Thank god I'm not the only one! I get why she killed the 1st victim and why- that's clear. But who the hell was she covering for in making sure the will's forgery wasn't discovered- the solicitor? But that doesn't make any sense. It seems everyone agreed it couldn't have been proven one way... Read More
Dec 18, 2009 by R. Wetzel | See all 7 posts
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Thank you for posting this review. I've looked forward to this latest from P.D. James for many, many months. PD appeared at the St. Hilda's mystery conference in Oxford in 2007 and is such an impressive speaker, and an extremely nice woman, as well. I've been a fan for years and am happy to hear... Read More
Sep 24, 2008 by G.M. Malliet | See all 12 posts
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