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Devices & Desires

P. D. James

Devices & Desires

by P. D. James

  • 388 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Fiction,
  • Nonfiction - General,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Sale Books,
  • Mystery & Detective - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7675178M
    ISBN 100517078988
    ISBN 109780517078983

    Despite ever-growing sales and stature, James' mysteries have been uneven in recent years&#;without the thoroughly compelling characters and milieus that made her early output so distinctive. And this new, long outing&#;set in and around a nuclear power-station in remote Norfolk&#;is, though literate and densely thoughtful, perhaps the weakest James . The long, strange history of contraception in the States, circa to the present, is the fascinating subject of Andrea Tone's Devices and Desires. Currently an associate professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the author's fascination with her topic began way back in when she worked at a nonprofit reproductive health clinic in.

    Book Description Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl 5/1/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Devices and Desires: A History of Contraceptives in America. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS/5(). In a compelling tale of intrigue and injustice, K. J. Parker's embittered hero takes up arms against his enemies, using the only weapons he has left to him: his ingenuity and his passion — his devices and desires.

    Devices and Desires brings the classic whodunit as far as it can go." - "The Detroit News" " The best book she' s written. It has literary merit that detective works seldom attempt everything fits beautifully." - "The Sacramento Bee" " No other mystery writer- and few writers period- offers such a rich bounty Devices and Desires is Reviews: National Bestseller. Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline. Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from publicity on the remote 3/5.


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At 15 hours 11 minutes, the audio book version of Devices and Desires is more than double the length of a comparable Agatha Christie mystery. Ostensibly about a Norfolk-based serial killer (the Whistler) the plot takes a sharp turn into rather more obscure territory, a dysfunctional community that inhabits an isolated headland dominated by a 4/5.

National Bestseller. Devices & Desires book Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline.

Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from publicity on the remote /5(). National Bestseller. Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline.

Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from publicity on the remote Cited by:   Devices and Desires by Kate Hubbard is a captivating and intriguing story that is based on more than of Besss letters, including correspondence with the Queen and her councilors, fond (and furious) missives between her husbands and children, and notes sharing titillating court gossip/5.

“Devices and Desires,” the eighth book in the best-selling crime series by P.D. James, brings commander Adam Dalgliesh into a complicated web of motives for murder.

The Whistler A serial killer is preying on young women alone in the dark in this headland on the coast of Norfolk. National Bestseller. Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline.

Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from /5(17). Devices and Desires is not like any fantasy novel that I have previously Devices & Desires book.

No gods or demons, swords & sorcery, priests or magic jewels. Just an excellent premise (chivalry vs. engineering) and very, very good writing. Every character in this book, even the shortest one-paragraph walk-ons, is finely and individually drawn.5/5(5).

Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials. Her embittered fourth husband once called her a woman of “devices and desires,” while nineteenth-century male historians portrayed her as a monster—”a woman of masculine understanding and conduct, proud.

“Devices and Desires is a brilliant and stunningly written story about the moral dilemmas created by desire it pushes the crime genre to its outermost limits.” —The Globe and Mail “P.

James is unbeatable.” —Ottawa Citizen “Devices and Desires is a superb achievement.” —People “It has the richness of a classical /5(). Buy a cheap copy of Devices and Desires book by P.D.

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Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from /5(12). In Devices and Desires, award-winning P.D. James (author of Death Comes to Pemberley, The Murder Room and Children of Men) plots a chilling investigation into the motives of a cold-hearted serial killer.

This novel was adapted for BBC television in and starred Robert Marsden as the inspector protagonist Adam Dalgliesh.5/5(3). Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline.

Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems. National Bestseller. Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline.

Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from /5(81). Devices and Desires Summary For James, the detective story is a twentieth-century morality play, and in her novels she deals with moral problems that confront society.

The threat of contamination from the station is ever-present, and one of the characters, Neil Pascoe, has mounted a one-man campaign, PANUP, against the dangers of nuclear power.

In “Devices and Desires” by P. James I’m no detective but that is some incredible deduction Dalgliesh I'm only going to be on this earth for a limited amount of time, and in all likelihood I won't manage in that time to get through all the great books that have ever been written/5(28).

Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England by Kate Hubbard book review. Click to read the full review of Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Robert Davis. devices and desires Download devices and desires or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get devices and desires book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. From thriving black market to big business, the commercialization of birth control in the United States.

In Devices and Desires, Andrea Tone breaks new ground by showing what it was really like to buy, produce, and use contraceptives during a century of profound social and technological change.A down-and-out sausage-casing worker by day who turned surplus animal intestines Cited by:.

- "The New York Times Book Review" " I have often thought of mysteries as the sorbets of literature, something light and tangy to clear the The books of P.D. James, however are more substantial fare, fulfilling as well as delicious, and Devices and Desires is no exception.".

Editorial Reviews "Parker raises the bar for realistic fantasy war craft with this series opener."— Publishers Weekly on Devices and Desires "When so many fantasy sagas are tired, warmed-over affairs, a writer like K.J.

Parker is /5(55).Devices and desires: a history of contraceptives in America User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Catholic obstetrician John Rock considered the pill a "morally permissible variant of the rhythm method" and assisted in its development. This is one of the many fascinating complexities found in the Read full review4/5(2).