The private patient

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(1)
Author:
Language:
English
More Details
ISBN:
9780307270771
9780307455284
9781415959657
Also in This Series
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID01532a16-ae35-c1ef-b027-5733ff3c1f3d
Grouping Titleprivate patient
Grouping Authorjames p d
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2019-10-14 07:26:38AM
Last Indexed2019-10-14 07:38:30AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
authorJames, P. D.
author_displayP. D. James
available_at_catalogAthens Drive Community
Eva H. Perry Regional
Fuquay-Varina Community
Leesville Community
North Regional
Southgate Community
Wake Forest Community
West Regional
collection_catalogMystery
detailed_location_catalogAthens Drive Community - Mystery
Cary Community - Mystery
Eva H. Perry Regional - Mystery
Express - Fayetteville St. - Mystery
Fuquay-Varina Community - Mystery
Leesville Community - Mystery
North Regional - Mystery
Southgate Community - Mystery
Wake Forest Community - Mystery
West Regional - Mystery
display_description

Cheverell Manor is a lovely old house in deepest Dorset, now a private clinic belonging to the famous plastic surgeon George Chandler-Powell. When investigative journalist Rhoda Gradwyn arrived there one late autumn afternoon, scheduled to have a disfiguring and long-standing facial scar removed, she had every expectation of a successful operation and a pleasant week recuperating.

Two days later she was dead, the victim of murder.

To Commander Adam Dalgliesh, who with his team is called in to investigate the case, the mystery at first seems absolute. Few things about it make sense. Yet as the detectives begin probing the lives and backgrounds of those connected with the dead woman—the surgeon, members of the manor staff, close acquaintances—suspects multiply all too rapidly. New confusions arise, including strange historical overtones of madness and a lynching 350 years in the past. Then there is a second murder, and Dalgliesh finds himself confronted by issues even more challenging than innocence or guilt.

P. D. James has gained an enviable reputation for creating detective stories of uncommon depth and intricacy, combined with the sort of humanity and perceptiveness found only in the finest novelists. The Private Patient ranks among her very best.

format_catalogBook
eAudiobook
format_category_catalogAudio Books
Books
eBook
id01532a16-ae35-c1ef-b027-5733ff3c1f3d
isbn9780307270771
9780307455284
9781415959657
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:dd3abaca-a3ea-4dce-ba6c-0520ff4c0bf7-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books2falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenChecked Out
ils:4884175806404Eva H. Perry Regional - MysteryJAMES1falsefalseOn ShelfEVA
ils:4884175810938Express - Fayetteville St. - MysteryJAMES1falsefalseRemote StorageELF
ils:4884177118594Fuquay-Varina Community - MysteryJAMES1falsefalseOn ShelfFUQ
ils:4884175810937Cary Community - MysteryJAMES1falsefalseChecked outCRY
ils:4884174023031Southgate Community - MysteryJAMES1falsefalseOn ShelfSGA
ils:4884176276788Leesville Community - MysteryJAMES1falsefalseOn ShelfLEE
ils:4884176919279Wake Forest Community - MysteryJAMES1falsefalseOn ShelfWAK
ils:4884175806405North Regional - MysteryJAMES1falsefalseOn ShelfNOR
ils:4884175806406West Regional - MysteryJAMES1falsefalseOn ShelfWRL
ils:4884175806403North Regional - MysteryJAMES1falsefalseOn ShelfNOR
ils:4884176276789West Regional - MysteryJAMES1falsefalseOn ShelfWRL
ils:4884174903403Athens Drive Community - MysteryJAMES1falsefalseOn ShelfADR
last_indexed2019-10-14T11:38:30.404Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formFiction
literary_form_fullFiction
local_callnumber_catalogJAMES
owning_library_catalogWake County Public Libraries
owning_location_catalogAthens Drive Community
Cary Community
Eva H. Perry Regional
Express Library Fayetteville St.
Fuquay-Varina Community
Leesville Community
North Regional
Southgate Community
Wake Forest Community
West Regional
primary_isbn9780307270771
publishDate2008
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
overdrive:dd3abaca-a3ea-4dce-ba6c-0520ff4c0bf7eAudiobookAudio BooksEnglishPenguin Random House Audio Publishing Group2008
ils:488417BookBooksFirst United States edition.EnglishAlfred A. Knopf, 2008.ix, 352 pages ; 25 cm
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:dd3abaca-a3ea-4dce-ba6c-0520ff4c0bf7-1Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:4884175806404On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:4884175810938Currently UnavailableRemote Storagefalsefalsetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:4884177118594On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruefalsefalsefalsetrue
ils:4884175810937Checked outChecked outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:4884174023031On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:4884176276788On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:4884176919279On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:4884175806405On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:4884175806406On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:4884175806403On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:4884176276789On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:4884174903403On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
seriesAdam Dalgliesh mysteries
series_with_volumeAdam Dalgliesh mysteries|14
subject_facetDalgliesh, Adam -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Dorset (England) -- Fiction
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Police -- England -- Dorset -- Fiction
Women journalists -- Crimes against -- Fiction
Women journalists -- Fiction
title_displayThe private patient
title_fullThe Private Patient
The private patient / P.D. James
title_shortThe private patient
topic_facetCrimes against
Dalgliesh, Adam
Fiction
Investigation
Murder
Mystery
Police
Women journalists