Cover Her Face

CD - unabridged
Audio (7 discs)
Product Number: C2956
Released: Dec 14, 2004
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ISBN: #9781419321542
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The first in the series of scintillating mysteries to feature cunning Scotland Yard detective, Adam Dalgliesh from P.D. James, the bestselling author hailed by People magazine as "the greatest living mystery writer." Sally Jupp was a sly and sensuous young woman who used her body and her brains to make her way up the social ladder. Now she lies across her bed with dark bruises from a strangler's fingers forever marring her lily-white throat. Someone has decided that the wages of sin should be death...and it is up to Chief Inspector Adam Dalgliesh to find who that someone is.

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Author(s): P.D. James
Narrator(s): Penelope Dellaporta
Product Number Z100012308
Released: Nov 18, 2008
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Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9781415959404
Author(s): P.D. James
Product Number EB00563194
Released: Sep 11, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: #9781451697773

Professional reviews

"Unwed mother Sally Jupp has been sent to work as a housemaid. Her presence unsettles everyone. Her murder unsettles them more until Inspector Dagliesh solves the crime. Franklyn-Robbins is a fine reader, with an elegant voice superbly suited to the intricate problems of relationships in the upper classes. With subtle changes of pitch and excellent phrasing and pacing--particularly for the world-weary Dagliesh--he captures the best of the British cozy. In fact, his superior reading elevates what is rather a dull book, with its prolonged denouement, to a surprisingly exciting experience. S.F. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"

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