The Private Patient : Adam Dalgliesh

  • by P. D. James
  • Narrated by Daniel Weyman
  • Series: Adam Dalgliesh
  • 12 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The fourteenth Adam Dalgliesh Mystery.
When the notorious investigative journalist, Rhoda Gradwyn, booked into Mr Chandler-Powell's private clinic in Dorset for the removal of a disfiguring and long-standing facial scar, she had every prospect of a successful operation by a distinguished surgeon, a week's peaceful convalescence in one of Dorset's most beautiful manor houses, and the beginning of a new life. She was never to leave Cheverell Manor alive.
Dalgliesh and his team are called in to investigate the murder, and later a second death, which are to raise even more complicated problems than the question of innocence or guilt.

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What the Critics Say

"Elegantly phrased, plot-driven, multi-layered and laced with menace." (Observer)
"The Private Patient is classic James." (Allan Massie, Scotsman)

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Customer Reviews

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An Unexpected Outcome

As always from this brilliant writer, the plot twists and turns before......, I'll not spoil the climax. I will say, listen carefully, don't miss any of the clues.
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- JPR Beader

Excellent narration

I've started listening to P D james only recently. I have enjoyed the stories and the sharp observance of the author.
One of the most important aspects to audio books is the narrator and Daniel Weyman is excellent. He demonstrates a wide range of characterisation in his narration. I am looking forward to my next P D James listen.
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- Carol Kent

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-12-2014
  • Publisher: Faber Audio