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Download Devices and Desires (Dramatized) Audiobook

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (3,780 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: P. D. James Narrator: Robin Ellis and Full Cast Publisher: AudioGO Format: Original Staging Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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When Detective Chief Inspector Adam Dalgliesh takes a well-deserved break, in his newly inherited cottage on the Norfolk Coast, relaxation is the last thing he can expect.

He becomes involved in the hunt for a serial killer, known as the Whistler, who is terrorising the small community of Larksoken. In the course of 15 months the killer has claimed four victims and created a climate of mounting fear, with each murder seeming that much closer to home.

When Dalgliesh discovers the body of a woman by the sea, it looks like the Whistler has claimed yet another life. But how could this be, when the killer's own body was found earlier that night along with a suicide note?

In the shadow of the massive nuclear power station which dominates the bleak landscape, passions and hatreds are surfacing under the strain of fear. And if the Whistler isn't responsible for the latest killing, there must be other enemies lurking within the community. Download and start listening now!

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Christian | 2/11/2014

    " 330/600pp. Insufferable. I reached the "Why am I wasting my time reading this?" moment. (book was given to me by this curious librarian at the nearby branch of the brooklyn public library). "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Diane | 2/11/2014

    " A classic P.D. James mystery. As always hard to put down. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Kirsten | 1/28/2014

    " This was a good mystery, but it just doesn't hang together as well as the other James mysteries I've read recently. My main problem was a red herring that appeared rather late in the book with very little warning, which struck me as being somewhat unbelievable and needlessly dramatic. Overall the novel felt overly long and overly confusing, without the same kind of tight plotting that I've come to expect from James. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lynn Pribus | 1/20/2014

    " I certainly miss the BBC series of Dalgliesh, but enjoy Ms. James's ponderous books as well. Such precise language and excellent characters. "

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