Phone Number
Phone Number

Original Sin

Category: Book
By (author): James, P.D.
Subject:  FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
Publisher: Knopf Canada
Published: June 2011
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 8.01in x 5.18in x 1.21in
Our Price:
$ 19.95
Available to order

Additional Notes

From The Publisher*Innocent House is a mock-Venetian palace occupied by Britain's oldest book publisher, Peverell Press. After a spate of malicious pranks, the ruthless managing director, Gerard Etienne, is found dead, the office mascot, a stuffed snake, jammed in his mouth. Who wanted Etienne dead? Just about everyone on staff -- and several authors, too.

Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are confronted with a puzzle of extraordinary ingenuity as they begin to probe the dark, private tragedies of Etienne's mistress and colleagues. But the mystery at Innocent House may prove too deep, too old, and too evil to stop at just one death....

From the Paperback edition.
Review Quote*"Brilliant…stellar…elegant." -- The Globe and Mail

"Exquisitely plotted, crammed with excellent characters and Dickensian in its passion for detail and setting." -- The Ottawa Citizen

From the Paperback edition.
Biographical Note

P. D. James is the author of twenty-one books, most of which have been filmed for television. She spent thirty years in various departments of the British Civil Service, including the Police and Criminal Law Departments of Great Britain's
Home Office. She has served as a magistrate and as a governor of the BBC. The recipient of many prizes and honours, she was created Baroness James of Holland Park in 1991 and was inducted into the International Crime  Writing Hall of Fame in 2008. She lives in London and Oxford.

From the Paperback edition.