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The Lighthouse epub ´ Paperback Ü ❮KINDLE❯ ❄ The Lighthouse ❁ Author P.D. James – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Combe Island off the Cornish coast offers respite to over stressed high authorities who reuire privacy and security But demanding author Nathan Oliver is found strangled and hanging from the renovated Combe Nimal researcher Dr Yelland recently orphaned Dan aged Emily boatman Jago sickly Dr Speidel physician Dr Stavely and his unfaithful wife Jo administrator Maycroft housekeeper Mrs Plunkett cook Mrs Burbridge rebellious teen Millie Past murders are uncovered and SARS threatens the islan This is the first mystery novel I've read I have to say this author has a decent vocabulary; enough to use words like etiolated atavistic soubriuets in proper context and not have them stick out like a sore thumb She also uses a few metaphors and decent geography details Speaking of details however what is it with the room descriptions? Every room in the manor and five cottages is laid out in detail; the exact angle of every chair in relation to the windows fireplace doors the patterns on the wallpaper etcetcetc Since non of this is important to the story why do it? Mid book I've had enough suspect enuiries; all eight of them at least four pages long and saying the exact same thing I didn't do itBoring

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Benton are all pre occupied with their personal and love lives The first victim was thoroughly disliked by visitors and residents for valid reasons but the second a recovered alcoholic priest was admired by the skeleton staff Suspects include Oliver's daughter Miranda editor Dennis a Love PD James and obviously she's a great writer but her books even though nominally set in the present day always seem very old fashioned to me I feel like you could have almost a PD James drinking game around everything that doesn't seem like it belongs in this century LikeTake a sip every time someone Writes a letter Eats a home cooked meal have two sips if it's made by an actual personal cook Employs a maid laundress butler or other personal servant Talk about something that happened during WWII two sips if it's something secret and dangerous that happened during WWII three sips if this secret is the key to solving the mystery

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The LighthouseCombe Island off the Cornish coast offers respite to over stressed high authorities who reuire privacy and security But demanding author Nathan Oliver is found strangled and hanging from the renovated lighthouse Investigator Adam Dagliesh his inspector Kate Miskin and sergeant Francis The perfect type of murder mystery in a secluded location with a limited number of suspects another in the Adam Dalgliesh series that slowly builds the tension that concludes with a strong final sectionAs famous novelist Nathan Oliver is found hung on the secluded Combe Island of the coast of Cornwall it seems like a clear case of suicideBut the famous writer had no reason to commit suicide and on closer inspection it appears that foul play as at handIt’s down to Dalgliesh and he’s team to investigate the deathA highly enjoyable mystery that gets better and better as the team delves further into the investigation James has created both interesting side characters and a perfect atmospheric setting