A Taste for DeathBook - 1999
Two men lie dead in the vestry of a London church, their throats cut with brutal precision. One is Sir Paul Berowne, rich, cultivated and elegant; the other is an alcoholic vagrant. Challenged with the investigation of a crime that appears to have endless motives, Adam Dalgliesh explores the sinister web spun around a half-burnt diary and a violet-eyed widow who is pregnant and full of malice -- all the while hoping to fill the gap of logic that joined these two disparate men in death...
Publisher: Toronto : Vintage Canada, 1999, c1986.
Edition: 1st Vintage Canada ed. --
Characteristics: 459 p. --