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  • ISBN: 9780307455574
  • ISBN: 0307455572
  • Physical Description: 416 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First Vintage Books edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2009.

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General Note:
Originally published: London : Faber and Faber, 1994.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword to murder -- Death of a publisher -- Work in progress -- Evidence in writing -- Final proof.
Summary, etc.:
"Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are confronted with a puzzle of impenetrable complexity. A murder has taken place in the offices of the Peverell Press, a venerable London publishing house located in a dramatic mock-Venetian palace on the Thames. The victim is Gerard Etienne, the brilliant but ruthless new managing director, who had vowed to restore the firm's fortunes. Etienne was clearly a man with enemies - a discarded mistress, a rejected and humiliated author, and rebellious colleagues, one of whom apparently killed herself a short time earlier. Yet Etienne's death, which occurred under bizarre circumstances, is for Dalgliesh only the beginning of the mystery, as he desperately pursues the search for a killer prepared to strike and strike again."--P. [4] of cover.
Subject: Dalgliesh, Adam (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Publishers and publishing > England > London > Fiction.
Police > England > London > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.

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