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10 edition of Devices and Desires (Engineer Trilogy) found in the catalog.

Devices and Desires (Engineer Trilogy)

by K. J. Parker

  • 299 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Orbit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Fantasy,
  • Fantasy,
  • Fantasy - Epic,
  • Fiction / Fantasy / Epic,
  • Fantasy fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages672
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9477234M
    ISBN 100316003387
    ISBN 109780316003384
    OCLC/WorldCa86090324

    In “Devices and Desires” by P. D. James I’m no detective but that is some incredible deduction Dalgliesh I'm only going to be on this earth for a limited amount of time, and in all likelihood I won't manage in that time to get through all the great books that have ever been written/5(28).   In Devices and Desires, award-winning P.D. James (author of Death Comes to Pemberley, The Murder Room and Children of Men) plots a chilling investigation into the motives of a cold-hearted serial killer. This novel was adapted for BBC television in and starred Robert Marsden as the inspector protagonist Adam Dalgliesh/5(4).

    Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England by Kate Hubbard book review. Click to read the full review of Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Robert Davis. devices and desires Download devices and desires or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get devices and desires book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

      National Bestseller. Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline. Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from publicity on the remote Larksoken /5(81).   Buy Devices And Desires: The Engineer Trilogy: Book One by Parker, K. J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(47).


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Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Devices and Desires book is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught Devices and Desires book a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline/5(). At 15 hours 11 minutes, the audio book version of Devices and Desires is more than double the length of a comparable Agatha Christie mystery.

Ostensibly about a Norfolk-based serial killer (‘the Whistler’) the plot takes a sharp turn into rather more obscure territory, a dysfunctional community that inhabits an isolated headland dominated by a controversial nuclear power station.4/5.

Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk by:   Devices and Desires is a fantasy novel about an engineer named Ziani who is sentenced to death for deviating from the Specification, the rules that all Guildsmen must follow.

Worried about what will happen to his wife and child, Ziani manages to escape and makes plans to manipulate the neighboring countries into war that will reunite him with his family/5.

Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline. Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from publicity on the remote Larksoken headland on the Norfolk /5(17).

“Devices and Desires,” the eighth book in the best-selling crime series by P.D. James, brings commander Adam Dalgliesh into a complicated web of motives for murder.

The Whistler A serial killer is preying on young women alone in the dark in this headland on the coast of Norfolk. Later Dalgleish books, such as A Mind to Murder (), Shroud for a Nightingale (), A Taste for Death (), and Devices and Desires (), have made it.

“Devices and Desires is a brilliant and stunningly written story about the moral dilemmas created by desire it pushes the crime genre to its outermost limits.” —The Globe and Mail “P.

James is unbeatable.” —Ottawa Citizen “Devices and Desires is a superb achievement.” —People “It has the richness of a classical novel.”/5(). Devices and Desires (Dramatized): Inspector Adam Dalgliesh Series, Book 8 (Dramatised) (Audio Download): Robin Ellis, Full Cast, P.D.

James, BBC Worldwide Ltd: Amazon /5(). Devices and Desires is not like any fantasy novel that I have previously read. No gods or demons, swords & sorcery, priests or magic jewels. Just an excellent premise (chivalry vs. engineering) and very, very good writing. Every character in this book, even the shortest one-paragraph walk-ons, is finely and individually drawn.5/5(5).

Praise for Devices and Desires “Once in a while, you come across a book that is so original, so persuasive, so meticulously researched and documented” — Barbara Seaman, The NationCited by: Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline.

Devices and Desires Summary. For James, the detective story is a twentieth-century morality play, and in her novels she deals with moral problems that confront society.

Devices and Desires is set in the remote Norfolk headland called Larksoken, the site of a fictional nuclear power station.

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This is one of the many fascinating complexities found 4/5(2). Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely /5(9).

Publishers Weekly on Devices and Desires "When so many fantasy sagas are tired, warmed-over affairs, a writer like K.J.

Parker is more of a hurricane than a breath of fresh air."— Dreamwatch "A richly textured and emotionally complex fantasy Highly recommended."— Library Journal (Starred Review) From the Publisher/5(55).

With Roy Marsden, Susannah York, Gemma Jones, James Faulkner. Whilst on holiday on the English coast in Norfolk, Commander Adam Dalgliesh becomes embroiled in the hunt for the serial killer - The Whistler - amidst a backdrop of mystery and intrigue surrounding the /10().

National Bestseller. Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline.

Devices and Desires ISBN or UPC: Book Condition: Used - Acceptable Description: May have some shelf-wear due to normal use. Our customer's satisfaction is our top priority. In the event you experience any problems with your order, please contact us prior to leaving a negative or neutral feedback and we'll be sure to offer a speedy /5().

Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials. Her embittered fourth husband once called her a woman of “devices and desires,” while nineteenth-century male historians portrayed her as a monster—”a woman of masculine understanding and conduct, proud.

Book Description Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. From thriving black market to big business, the commercialization of birth control in the United StatesIn Devices and Desires, Andrea Tone breaks new ground by showing what it was really like to buy, produce, and use contraceptives during a century of profound /5().DEVICES AND DESIRES is a beautifully tailored novel and an enjoyable read, proving once more P.D.

James' skill at crafting both an intriguing mystery and a fine novel. I Cited by: DEVICES AND DESIRES. by P.D. James. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW.

Despite ever-growing sales and stature, James' mysteries have been uneven in recent years--without the thoroughly compelling characters and milieus that made her early output so distinctive.