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By P. D. James

ISBN-10: 0307959856

ISBN-13: 9780307959850

An extraordinary assembly of literary genius: P. D. James, lengthy one of the so much fashionable secret writers of our time, attracts the characters of Jane Austen’s loved novel Pride and Prejudice right into a story of homicide and emotional mayhem.
 
it truly is 1803, six years given that Elizabeth and Darcy launched into their existence jointly at Pemberley, Darcy’s awesome estate. Their peaceable, orderly global turns out nearly unassailable. Elizabeth has discovered her footing because the chatelaine of the good house. They have effective sons, Fitzwilliam and Charles. Elizabeth’s sister Jane and her husband, Bingley, dwell close by; her father visits usually; there's confident discuss the clients of marriage for Darcy’s sister Georgiana. And arrangements are lower than method for his or her much-anticipated annual autumn ball.
 
Then, at the eve of the ball, the patrician idyll is shattered. A trainer careens up the force wearing Lydia, Elizabeth’s disgraced sister, who together with her husband, the very doubtful Wickham, has been banned from Pemberley. She stumbles out of the carriage, hysterical, shrieking that Wickham has been murdered. With stunning suddenness, Pemberley is plunged right into a scary mystery.
 
encouraged through a lifelong ardour for Austen, P. D. James masterfully re-creates the area of Pride and Prejudice, electrifying it with the buzz and suspense of a brilliantly crafted crime tale, as simply she will write it.

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S. —I can’t honestly say. A. NOIR Some of the things in your book struck me as truthful things that could help me to better myself. 8. S. —I don’t know. A subtle woman. I can change your life, Linda; I am the only one who can. * * * Three nights later he broke into her apartment. It was carefully thought out and bold. He knew that she would be attending the second Synergistics Seminar, which was scheduled to last from eight o’clock until midnight. S. Institute on 14th and Montana in Santa Monica, armed with a matchbook-size circuit breaker and wearing skin-tight rubber gloves.

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He stood aside and let the nondescript heretic enter the building. A. NOIR Once inside, he gave his ticket to the security guard, who handed him a large cushion and pointed in the direction of the assembly room. ers and into a huge room where knots of people milled around anxiously, chattering and sizing up the new arrivals. At the back of the room he wadded his cushion up and sat down with his eyes glued to the door. She came in a moment later, setting her cushion down just a few feet away from him.

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