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Written on: 13/08/2008 by carolej (1 review written)
I loved The Murder Room as I do all of PD James works. Adam Dalgliesh as always holds everyone together in a controlled orderly fashion. The characters are developed throughout and you find yourself understanding each and every one of them even if you do not approve of them… Read Full Review
Written on: 28/04/2005 by eabari (1 review written)
P.D. James, The Murder Room: Some readers may find the book good. It has good characterizations but the plot is extremely thin. When one reads 550 pages of a murder mystery, one expects the conspiracy to be at a bigger scale.
I was disappointed at the end. My first and last book by PD James… Read Full Review
Written on: 05/11/2003 by Harriet Klausner (18660 reviews written)
The Murder Room
Knopf, Nov 2003, $25.95, 415 pp.
The Dupayne Museum in Hampstead Heath, England provides a deep look at the country's culture during the two decades that separated the two world wars. However, the lease on the property is almost expired and renewal requires unanimous approval of the three trustees, the adult children of founder Max Dupayne. The museum's manager Marcus Dupayne and his sister Caroline (a school principal) endorse the renewal, but the… Read Full Review
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