Death of an Expert Witness

Death of an Expert Witness

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When a young girl is found murdered in a field, the scientific examination of the exhibits is just a routine job for the staff of Hoggatt's forensic science laboratory. But nothing could have prepared them for the brutal death of one of their own. When the senior biologist is found dead in his laboratory Commander Dalgliesh is called to the bleak fens of East Anglia, where the murderer is lying in wait to strike again.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 111 x 178 x 24mm | 179g
  • FABER & FABER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0571204201
  • 9780571204205
  • 303,306

About P. D. James

P. D. James served in the forensic and criminal justice departments of the Home Office until her retirement in 1979. She was made a Life Peer in 1991. Her many detective novels include Original Sin, A Certain Justice and Death in Holy Orders.show more

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'The greatest contemporary writer of classic crime.' Peter Kemp, Sunday Times 'P. D. James is one of the national treasures of British fiction... Each new book gives pleasure not just for macabre crimes or ingenious solutions but its density of experience.' Malcolm Bradbury, Mail on Sunday 'Unlike so many crime writers, James still has the power to move, fascinate and astonish.' Independent 'James... manages to invest even a simple mystery novel with a depth and intelligence that few in her trade can match.' The Timesshow more

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