The Skull Beneath the Skin

The Skull Beneath the Skin

Paperback - 2001
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Private detective Cordelia Gray is invited to the sunlit island of Courcy to protect the vainly beautiful actress Clarissa Lisle from veiled threats on her life. Within the rose red walls of a fairy-tale castle, she finds the stage is set for death.
"Richly intricate and literate," James's second Cordelia Gray mystery "shows James at the height of her storytelling powers" (San Francisco Chronicle).
Publisher: New York : Scribner Paperback Fiction, 2001, c1982
Edition: 1st Scribner Paperback Fiction ed
ISBN: 9780743219563
0743219562
Branch Call Number: JAMES P
PR6060.A467 S55 2001x
Characteristics: 442 p. ; 21 cm

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sandratm
Feb 16, 2017

I enjoy PD James and her plot twists. I had decided several times that I knew who had "done it' then several times revised my opinion. It was a satisfying read with a new, for me, heroine Cordelia Gray.

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ravensview
Mar 30, 2011

Not one of my favorites - lots of characters, too confusing.

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DL7173
Sep 08, 2010

Clever, with entertaining details from a wonderful writer.

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