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 daughter.
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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"Book Description:
Innocent Blood is a stand-alone thriller and chilling mystery from P.D. James, the bestselling author ofDeath Comes to Pemberley and Children of Men.
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Book Description 1989-10-05., 1989. Book Condition: New. Penguin Books Ltd. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 320pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1767347
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