An Unsuitable Job for a Woman

CD - unabridged
Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: C3058
Released: Jan 19, 2005
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419322891
Narrator/s: Davina Porter
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Fledgling detective Cordelia Gray's first case involves solving the murder of a likeable Cambridge student found hanging by the neck in his cottage with traces of purple lipstick about his mouth.

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Author(s): P.D. James
Narrator(s): Penelope Dellaporta
Product Number Z100012374
Released: Jan 06, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9781415961438
Author(s): P.D. James
Product Number EB00563193
Released: Sep 11, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: #9781451697766

Professional reviews

"The day Cordelia Gray arrives at work at Pryde's Detective Agency she finds that her partner, Bernie Pryde, has committed suicide. This is one of P.D. James's best mysteries, combining a clear, occasionally lyrical use of English with a good plot, strong characters, and the gritty realism that is part of her unique style. Davina Porter's performance increases the listener's enjoyment of the book by adding dimension to the characters and providing smooth narrative flow. Her English accent gives the reading a strong sense of place. This production does what the best audiobooks do--it takes an outstanding text and gives it finely realized depth and dimension. J.D.P. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"

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