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The Skull Beneath the Skin | [P. D. James]

The Skull Beneath the Skin

Private detective Cordelia Gray is invited to the sunlit island of Courcy to protect the vainly beautiful actress Clarissa Lisle from veiled threats on her life. Within the rose red walls of a fairy-tale castle, she finds the stage is set for death.
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Publisher's Summary

Private detective Cordelia Gray is invited to the sunlit island of Courcy to protect the vainly beautiful actress Clarissa Lisle from veiled threats on her life. Within the rose red walls of a fairy-tale castle, she finds the stage is set for death.

©2001 P.D. James; (P)2009 Random House

What the Critics Say

"Richly intricate and literate,"James's second Cordelia Gray mystery "shows James at the height of her storytelling powers." (San Francisco Chronicle)

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    Paul Hunter Norwalk, CT United States 04-30-15
    Paul Hunter Norwalk, CT United States 04-30-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Taught mystery - great narration"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Skull Beneath the Skin to be better than the print version?

    Yes because the performance by P. De La Porta was outstanding


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Who wouldn't love Cordelia Gray!


    What does Penelope Dellaporta bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Astute characterizations


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Classic English mystery!


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