The Private Patient

The Private Patient

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The scar on Rhoda Gradwyn's face was to be the death of her . . .When the notorious investigative journalist, Rhoda Gradwyn, books into Mr Chandler-Powell's private clinic in Dorset for the removal of a disfiguring and long-standing scar, she has every prospect of a successful operation and the beginning of a new life. But the Manor holds a secret and deadly enemy. While she lies drowsily recovering from the anaesthetic a white-shrouded figure stealthily enters her bedroom and within minutes Rhoda is dead.Dalgliesh and his team, called in to investigate the murder, and later a second equally horrific death, find themselves confronted with problems even more complicated than the question of innocence or guilt.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 112 x 176 x 36mm | 240.4g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141044470
  • 9780141044477
  • 214,365

About P. D. James

PD James is the queen of crime fiction and the author of numerous bestsellers including A Taste for Death, Original Sin, A Certain Justice, Death in Holy Orders, The Murder Room and The Lighthouse. She lives in London.
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