The Private Patient
|Author||P. D. James|
|Series||Adam Dalgliesh #14|
|Publisher||Faber & Faber|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover)|
|Pages||395 pp (hardcover)|
|Preceded by||The Lighthouse|
In deepest Dorset, the once magnificent Cheverell Manor has been renovated and transformed into a plastic surgery clinic, run by the famous cosmetic practitioner George Chandler-Powell. Two days after Rhoda Gradwyn, an investigative journalist, arrives in the hope of having her lifelong facial scar removed, she's savagely murdered and Powell finds his surgery under scrutiny from Dalgliesh and his team, who are soon caught in a race against time when another body shows up...
- The Private Patient, Chapter 1, excerpted in The Wall Street Journal
- Interview with P. D. James for The Sunday Herald following publication of The Private Patient
- Silver Planet review of The Private Patient
- The Private Patient: Reviews Faber and Faber
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