Innocent Blood

Innocent Blood

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Now 18, Philippa, the adopted daughter of Maurice Palfrey, has claimed her birth certificate from the Register Office, and, with it, a terrible discovery. In another part of London, Norman Scase is steeling himself to meet Philippa's mother - the murderer of his more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 152.4 x 218.44 x 7.62mm | 113.4g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English, Spanish
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0140129596
  • 9780140129595

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"Immensely readable, bright...P.D. James is capable of handling her themes with astonishing clarity: not to simplify things for us, but to give us the crisp honesty of her novelistic perceptions."--"The New York Times Book Review ""Subtle, rich, allusive, and positively Shakespearean."--"The New York Times ""A superbly crafted psychological story of a search for identity, revenge and redemption."--"Toronto Star ""As suspenseful and tautly written as any of her detective stories -- the psychological twists and turns will tantalize the reader as cunningly as a well-paced clue."--"The New York Times ""P.D. James steps into territory occupied by Truman Capote, Shelby Foote, Carson McCullers, even Henry James."--"The New Republic ""A superior thriller--tingling with suspense, difficult to put down."--"Newsday ""A transfixing psychological thriller filled with searing suspense, a multi-twist plot and a remorseless eye for our sometimes monstrous needs and drives -- It packs a powerful wallop."--"Mademoiselle"show more

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3,884 ratings
3.7 out of 5 stars
5 22% (839)
4 38% (1,484)
3 32% (1,225)
2 7% (259)
1 2% (77)
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