Buy. Read. Collect.

UK's largest specialist in first edition, signed books. Located in
the world famous Cecil Court.


Join Our Mailing List

Privacy by SafeSubscribe TM

Book Details

The Murder Room

Signed by the author

£35.00

The Murder Room

Author: P. D. James

Price: £35.00

Published by: Faber & Faber

Date Available: 01 January 2003

All of our books have clear protective, removable film on the dustwrapper and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition

 

Details

 

Synopsis

 

Commander Dalgliesh investigates a horrible death at the Dupayne, a private museum on the edge of Hampstead Heath, dedicated to the years 1919-1939. One of the museum galleries displays exhibits from the most notorious murder cases of those inter-war years, and now a modern killer is at work, the crimes uncannily echoing the cases on display. All the people at the Dupayne - the trustees, the staff and the volunteers - have the means and the opportunity for murder. One of them has the ruthlessness to kill and kill again.
 

About the Author

P. D. James was born in Oxford in 1920 and educated at Cambridge High School for Girls. From 1949 to 1968 she worked in the National Health Service and subsequently in the Home Office, first in the Police Department and later in the Criminal Policy Department. All that experience has been used in her novels. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the Royal Society of the Arts and has served as a Governor of the BBC, a member of the Arts Council, where she was Chairman of its Literary Advisory Panel, on the Board of the British Council and as a magistrate in Middlesex and London. She has won awards for crime writing in Britain, America, Italy and Scandinavia, including the Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Award. She has received honorary degrees from seven British universities, was awarded an OBE in 1983 and was created a life peer in 1991. In 1997 she was elected President of the Society of Authors. She lives in London and Oxford and has two daughters, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Additional Information

Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 9780571218219

Also from this Author

Innocent Blood

Innocent Blood

Devices And Desires

Devices And Desires

The Children of Men

The Children of Men

A Certain Justice

A Certain Justice

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse

The Skull Beneath the Skin

The Skull Beneath the Skin

People who ordered this also ordered...

Solo: A James Bond Novel - OCTOBER 2013 BOOK OF THE MONTH

Solo: A James Bond Novel - OCTOBER 2013 BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Undertaking - February 2014 Book of the Month

The Undertaking - February 2014 Book of the Month

A Pleasure and a Calling - March 2014 Book of the Month

A Pleasure and a Calling - March 2014 Book of the Month

The Dynamite Room - April 2014 Book of the Month

The Dynamite Room - April 2014 Book of the Month

Lost For Words

Lost For Words

The Axeman's Jazz

The Axeman's Jazz

The Quick - Exclusive Slipcase Edition

The Quick - Exclusive Slipcase Edition

The Enchanted - SIGNED, PRE-PUBLICATION DATED, STAMPED AND NUMBERED

The Enchanted - SIGNED, PRE-PUBLICATION DATED, STAMPED AND NUMBERED

Queen of the Dark Things

Queen of the Dark Things

Kingmaker: Winter Pilgrims (Kingmaker 1)

Kingmaker: Winter Pilgrims (Kingmaker 1)

The Devil in the Marshalsea - SIGNED & PRE-PUBLICATION DATED

The Devil in the Marshalsea - SIGNED & PRE-PUBLICATION DATED

The Convictions of John Delahunt - SIGNED & PRE-PUBLICATION DATED

The Convictions of John Delahunt - SIGNED & PRE-PUBLICATION DATED

Falling

Falling

The Crimson Ribbon

The Crimson Ribbon

Mrs. Sinclair's Suitcase

Mrs. Sinclair's Suitcase

The Martian - NUMBERED EDITION

The Martian - NUMBERED EDITION

Taking Comfort

Taking Comfort

The Great Bazaar and Brayan's Gold

The Great Bazaar and Brayan's Gold

 
Coming soon
Top Sellers
Gerry Anderson's Gemini Force One: Black Horizon, M. G. Harris, signed, numbered edition

Exclusive to Goldsboro Books, Signed & Numbered First Edition (500) copies.

UK First Edition / First Printing

£25.00

Gerry Anderson's Gemini Force One: Black Horizon - SLIPCASE EDITION

by M. G. Harris

 

Synopsis

This is a Goldsboro Exclusive, Limited Edition Hardback in Slipcase. No other hardback will be published and for sale. ... read more

 

Release 14 August 2014

Publisher Gollancz

ISBN 978-1473208193

Plague Land, Sarah Sykes, signed first edition

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£18.99

Plague Land

by Sarah Sykes

 

Synopsis

Oswald de Lacy was never meant to be the Lord of Somerhill Manor. Despatched to a monastery at the age of seven, sent back at seventeen when hi ... read more

 

Release 02 October 2014

Publisher Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN 978-1444785777

Run Them Ashore (Napoleonic War 5)

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£18.99

Run Them Ashore (Napoleonic War 5)

by Adrian Goldsworthy

 

Synopsis

As the fifth novel in acclaimed historian Adrian Goldsworthy's Napoleonic series opens, British fortunes in the Peninsula War are at their ... read more

 

Release 14 August 2014

Publisher Weidenfeld Nicolson

ISBN 978-0297871842

Coming Soon
Top Sellers
The War of the Dragon Lady

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed & Dated by the author.

£19.99

The War of the Dragon Lady - SIGNED & PRE-PUBLICATION DATED

by John Wilcox

 

Synopsis

Description: The year is 1900 and China is plunged into barbaric chaos. The Boxers, a cult of young peasants who blame the foreign barbarians l... read more

 

Release 24 January 2012

Publisher Allison and Busby Publishers

ISBN 9780749010034

Keane's Challenge, Iain Gale, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£18.99

Keane's Challenge

by Iain Gale

 

Synopsis

The Iberian Peninsula, 1809. French troops led by one of Napoleon's best generals are massing on the border. Wellin... read more

 

Release 07 July 2014

Publisher Heron Books

ISBN 978-1780873640

The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£20.00

The Bone Clocks

by David Mitchell

 

Synopsis

One drowsy summer's day in 1984, teenage runaway Holly Sykes encounters a strange woman who offers a small kindness in exchange for 'asy... read more

 

Release 02 September 2014

Publisher Sceptre

ISBN 978-0340921609

We accept Maestro We accept Mastercard We accept Solo We accept Visa We accept Visa Electron We accept PayPal
  • ©2014. Goldsboro Books Ltd. All rights reserved. | Website design by Empire Elements Ltd.