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The Office of the Dead

(2000)
(The third book in the Roth series)
A novel by

 
It's 1958, and the party's over for Wendy Appleyard: she finds herself penniless, jobless and on the brink of divorce. Who better to come to her rescue than her oldest friend, Janet Byfield? So Wendy goes to stay with Janet, who seems to have everything Wendy lacks: a handsome husband, a lovely little daughter, Rosie, and a beautiful home in the Cathedral Close of Rosington. David Byfield is on the verge of promotion, and Janet is the perfect wife for an ambitious young clergyman. But perfection has always been dangerous, and gradually the idyll sours. Old sins come to haunt the present and breed new sins in their place. The shadow of death seeps through the Close, and with it comes the double mystery stretching back to turn-of-the-century Rosington, to a doomed poet-priest called Francis Youlgreave. Only Wendy, the outsider looking in, glimpses the truth. But can she grasp its dark and twisted logic in time to prevent the coming tragedy. The Office of the Dead is a chilling novel of crime and retribution, and is the third volume of Andrew Taylor's stunning and acclaimed Roth Trilogy.

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Hardback Editions

August 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Office of the Dead (Roth Trilogy)
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 0-312-20348-9 / 978-0-312-20348-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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January 2000 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Office of the Dead: Roth Trilogy Book 3 (The Roth Trilogy)
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 0-00-232559-4 / 978-0-00-232559-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Collins Crime
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Paperback Editions

February 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Office of the Dead (Roth Trilogy)
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 1-4013-2263-8 / 978-1-4013-2263-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hyperion
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September 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Office of the Dead (The Roth Trilogy)
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 0-00-649655-5 / 978-0-00-649655-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Audio Editions

September 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Office of the Dead
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 1-5318-7233-6 / 978-1-5318-7233-5
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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April 2007 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Office of the Dead
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
Publisher: Audible Studios
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April 2007 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Office of the Dead
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


April 2007 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Office of the Dead
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


July 2001 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Office of the Dead: Complete & Unabridged (The Roth Trilogy)
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 0-7540-0687-5 / 978-0-7540-0687-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

June 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Office of the Dead: Roth Trilogy Book 3 (The Roth Trilogy)
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
Publisher: HarperCollins
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