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A Taste for Death

(1986)
(The seventh book in the Inspector Adam Dalgliesh series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Macavity Awards Best Novel
Two bodies, their throats cut with brutal precision, lie in a waste of blood in the dingy vestry of St Matthew's Church, Paddington. One is an alcoholic tramp; the other, Sir Paul Berowne, a recently resigned Minister of the Crown. Dalgliesh arrives to begin his investigations.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for P D James's A Taste for Death

Hardback Editions

September 1987 : UK Hardback

Title: Taste for Death (Windsor Selections S.)
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-86220-205-1 / 978-0-86220-205-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Press
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June 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #7)
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-8161-4265-3 / 978-0-8161-4265-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: G K Hall & Co
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June 1987 : USA Hardback

Title: A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #7)
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-8161-4266-1 / 978-0-8161-4266-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: G K Hall & Co
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October 1986 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-394-55583-X / 978-0-394-55583-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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June 1986 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-571-13799-7 / 978-0-571-13799-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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1986 : Hardback
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Title: A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #7)
Author(s): P D JAMES
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Paperback Editions

February 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James, P D James
ISBN: 0-571-35074-7 / 978-0-571-35074-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-676-97188-1 / 978-0-676-97188-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House of Canada, Limited
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2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Taste for Death (Inspector Adam Dalgliesh Mystery)
Author(s): P D James, P D James
ISBN: 0-571-24891-8 / 978-0-571-24891-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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September 2007 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 1-4000-2510-9 / 978-1-4000-2510-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Seal Books
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October 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Taste for Death (Inspector Adam Dalgliesh Mystery)
Author(s): Baroness P D James
ISBN: 0-571-22960-3 / 978-0-571-22960-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 7)
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 1-4000-9647-2 / 978-1-4000-9647-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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November 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 7)
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-345-46938-0 / 978-0-345-46938-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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November 1998 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 7)
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-345-43058-1 / 978-0-345-43058-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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November 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-446-32352-7 / 978-0-446-32352-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Pub
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September 1989 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Taste For Death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-14-012954-5 / 978-0-14-012954-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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October 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Taste For Death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-7474-0346-5 / 978-0-7474-0346-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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October 1987 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-7221-5222-1 / 978-0-7221-5222-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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1987 : Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
Publisher: Warner Books Inc
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October 1986 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-571-14570-1 / 978-0-571-14570-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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1986 : Canada Paperback
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Title: A taste for death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-88619-144-0 / 978-0-88619-144-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Lester & Orpen Dennys
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Audio Editions

March 2020 : UK Audio CD

Title: A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh Mystery)
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 1-5288-9503-7 / 978-1-5288-9503-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: W F Howes Ltd
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December 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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December 2014 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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December 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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October 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, Book 7)(BBC Radio Audio Theater Dramatization)
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 1-4815-1075-4 / 978-1-4815-1075-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: BBC Worldwide, Ltd. and Blackstone Audio
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October 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Taste for Death: Library Edition (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries)
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 1-4815-1074-6 / 978-1-4815-1074-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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January 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Taste for Death: A BBC Full-Cast Radio Drama
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 1-60283-853-4 / 978-1-60283-853-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: AudioGO Ltd.
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March 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Taste For Death (Dramatised): Inspector Adam Dalgliesh Series, Book 7 (Dramatised)
Author(s): P D James
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd
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March 2009 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Taste For Death (Dramatised): Inspector Adam Dalgliesh Series, Book 7 (Dramatised)
Author(s): P D James
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd
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March 2009 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Taste For Death: Inspector Adam Dalgliesh Series, Book 7 (Dramatised)
Author(s): P D James
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


March 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
Publisher: Random House Audio
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2009 : UK Audio CD
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Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 1-4084-3315-X / 978-1-4084-3315-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks
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November 2008 : UK Audio CD
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Title: A Taste For Death (BBC Audio)
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 1-4084-0675-6 / 978-1-4084-0675-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks
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January 1991 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: A Taste for Death: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-7451-6063-8 / 978-0-7451-6063-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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1994 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: A Taste For Death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-7366-2704-9 / 978-0-7366-2704-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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April 1991 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: A Taste for Death
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-394-56331-X / 978-0-394-56331-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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March 1991 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #7)
Author(s): P D James
ISBN: 0-8161-9576-5 / 978-0-8161-9576-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

June 2011 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Taste For Death: An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery
Author(s): P D James
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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December 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries Book 7)
Author(s): P D James
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon   


November 2008 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Taste for Death (Inspector Adam Dalgliesh Mystery)
Author(s): P D James
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU