By P. D. James
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When extraordinary legal attorney Venetia Aldridge defends a tender guy for the brutal homicide of his mom, she perspectives the case as easily one other chance to illustrate her brilliance within the court. yet inside of weeks of the trial Aldridge is located lifeless at her table, a bloodstained barrister’s wig on her head. And as Commander Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland backyard makes an attempt to make feel of occasions, the murders proceed, inexorably spiraling into clean complexities of horror.
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And then there are the members of Chambers. Mr. Ulrick always comes in early on Thursday if he’s in London. ” “I’ve no intention of preventing them. If the police want Chambers closed for the day, that will be for them to decide. Perhaps you’d come with me while I telephone, then you’d better stay on the door. Tell the staff as they arrive as little as possible. Try to keep them calm. ” “Yes sir. There’s Mrs. Buckley, the housekeeper. She’ll be fussing. And then there’s the daughter. ” “Oh yes, the daughter.
The only paper of interest in the top right-hand drawer was a copy of a thin pamphlet, inexpertly printed, and headed Redress. It was apparently distributed by an organization concerned with opportunities for women in senior posts in the professions and industry, and consisted mainly of comparative figures for some of the most prominent corporations and companies, showing the total number of women employed and those who had achieved directorship or senior managerial posts. The four names printed beneath the name Redress meant nothing to Dalgliesh.
Laud had taken it in, or whether shock had rendered him speechless, whether he had even heard the message. He began tentatively: “Mr. Laud, it’s Harry Naughton…” And then the voice answered. “I know. I heard you, Harry. Tell Mr. ” He had telephoned from the reception room, but now went back into the hall and waited. There were footsteps, but heavier than those of Mr. Langton. The door opened and Terry Gledhill, one of his junior clerks, came in, carrying as usual a bulging briefcase which contained his sandwiches, a thermos and his computer magazines.
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