Dialogues of the Dead

eAudio - unabridged
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Product Number: Z12537
Released: Apr 15, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501928192
Narrator/s: Shaun Dooley
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Description

Acclaimed as "the master of form and the sorcerer of style," Reginald Hill has received the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award and the Golden Dagger Award. Officers Dalziel and Pascoe of the Mid-Yorkshire police return, this time teaming with a young detective. A dangerous maniac is submitting short stories in a local contest. The inspectors discover that his tales describe murders before they occur, and they must puzzle out the clues amidst a growing body count.

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Author(s): Reginald Hill
Series: Dalziel and Pascoe Series No: 19

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Professional reviews

"In this 2001 mystery, Yorkshire policemen Dalziel and Pascoe receive letters written by a probable killer before his crimes. The writer is discursive as well as murderous, but the excellent Shaun Dooley never lets the listener's attention flag. Careful pacing, telling pauses, and an intriguing accent keep us engaged. Added to that are revealing portrayals of Hill's core characters--Dalziel has rarely sounded ruder or cleverer, and Pascoe is a study in upwardly mobile politesse and patience. Even the minor characters, such as a cheerful mechanic shoved off a bridge, are telling audio portraits. A must listen for fans of British procedurals. A.C.S. (c) AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine"

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