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Unnatural Causes

P. D. James

Award-winning author P.D. James third mystery in her bestselling series featuring Scotland Yard investigator Adam Dalgliesh is now available! Maurice Seton was a famous mystery writer-but no murder from his imagination could equal the ghastliness of his own death. When his grotesquely mutilated corpse is found in a drifting dinghy, ripples of horror spread among his bizarre neighbors: the cruel and cynical drama critic, the celebrated recluse, and the rakish young heir. It is up to Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh and his extraordinary aunt to discover the shocking truth about Seton's past-before the plot takes another murderous turn. "P.D. James scores with understated humor, stately yet unpretentious prose, psychological insights…plus, above all, fundamental warmth and wisdom in every line she writes."-Kirkus Reviews From the Compact Disc edition.

Award-winning author P.D. James third mystery in her bestselling series featuring Scotland Yard investigator Adam Dalgliesh is now available! Maurice Seton was a famous mystery writer-but no murder from his imagination could equal the ghastliness of his own death. When his grotesquely mutilated corpse is found in a drifting dinghy, ripples of horror spread among his bizarre neighbors: the cruel and cynical drama critic, the celebrated recluse, and the rakish young heir. It is up to Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh and his extraordinary aunt to discover the shocking truth about Seton's past-before the plot takes another murderous turn. "P.D. James scores with understated humor, stately yet unpretentious prose, psychological insights…plus, above all, fundamental warmth and wisdom in every line she writes."-Kirkus Reviews From the Compact Disc edition.
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Award-winning author P.D. James third mystery in her bestselling series featuring Scotland Yard investigator Adam Dalgliesh is now available! Maurice Seton was a famous mystery writer-but no murder from his imagination could equal the ghastliness of his own death. When his grotesquely mutilated corpse is found in a drifting dinghy, ripples of horror spread among his bizarre neighbors: the cruel and cynical drama critic, the celebrated recluse, and the rakish young heir. It is up to Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh and his extraordinary aunt to discover the shocking truth about Seton's past-before the plot takes another murderous turn. "P.D. James scores with understated humor, stately yet unpretentious prose, psychological insights…plus, above all, fundamental warmth and wisdom in every line she writes."-Kirkus Reviews From the Compact Disc edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Penelope Dellaporta

Length:

9h 13m


Chapters

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04:10

Introduction
Introduction

00:42


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:13


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:46


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:22


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:27


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:34


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:38


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:25


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:15


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:25


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:51


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:23


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:58


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:38


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:04


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:44


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:45


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:38


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:24


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:45


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:49


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:29


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:54


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

02:39


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:07


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:27


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:10


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:41


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:35


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:02


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:44


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:08


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:54


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:19


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:20


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:11


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:36


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:30


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:07


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:42


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:14


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:29


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:05


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:10


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:18


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:17


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:10


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:53


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:16


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:32


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:05


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:11


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:36


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:56


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

07:14


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:04


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

02:32


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:33


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:44


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:21


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:53


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:38


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:01


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

02:17


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:52


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:23


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:47


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

06:58


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:20


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:44


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:06


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

06:13


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:56


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:21


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:12


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:14


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:29


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

02:19


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

06:33


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

06:18


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

03:03


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

06:17


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:15


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

05:50


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

06:27


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

06:43


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:46


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

04:53


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

06:43


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:40


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

01:41


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

06:49


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

06:01


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

05:48


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:00


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:59


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

06:34


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

05:14


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

05:08


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

05:15


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:25


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:35


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:57


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

00:14