By P.D. James

Books on Tape- Collector's variation- nine- ninety min tapes. An Adam Dalgliesh secret. while Dr Lorrimer performed scientist, he was once chilly and cold. while he performed corpse, he used to be chilly and bloody. What did he recognize that made an individual kill him?.... input Adam Dalgliesh, leader inspector of Scotland backyard. Dalgliesh appears at humans and occasions clinically. For him there is continually extra to human habit, rather homicide, than the obvious....."Murder and secret: one in all her most sensible yet." ( Publishers Weekly)

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And it was just his name, no qualifications after it. " "Oh, no, none really. The Lab writing-paper says that all communications have to be addressed to the Director. We deal at the desk with the exhibits received, but all the correspondence goes to the general office for sorting. " In the quick preliminary examination which he and Massingham had made of Lorrimer's meticulously tidy office, Dalgliesh had found no personal correspondence. He asked whether Miss Pridmore knew if Dr. Lorrimer had gone home for lunch.

But it wouldn't have been an easy climb, and the alarm would have gone off as soon as he tried to gain access to any of the main rooms in the Laboratory. We did consider extending the alarm system to the lavatory suite soon after I arrived, but it seemed unnecessary. " "Only the two Police Liaison Officers and Lorrimer as the Deputy Security Officer were authorized to lock up. He or the Police Liaison Officer on duty was responsible for ensuring that no staff were left on the premises and that all the internal doors were shut before the alarm was set, and the front door finally locked for the night.

It was already after eleven and he was anxious to finish at the Laboratory and see old Mr. Lorrimer. The physical clues to his son's murder might lie in the Laboratory; the clue to the man himself lay elsewhere. But neither his words nor his tone betrayed impatience. "We start by assuming that the telephone call to Mrs. Bidwell and Lorrimer's death are connected. That means the call was made by the murderer or an accomplice. We'll keep an open mind about the caller's sex until we get confirmation from Bidwell, but it was probably a woman, probably also someone who knew that old Mr.

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