A certain justice by John T. Lescroart

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Published by Signet in New York .

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Originally published: New York : D.I. Fine, 1995.

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StatementJohn Lescroart
The Physical Object
Pagination608 p. ;
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24606356M
ISBN 100451217764
ISBN 109780451217769
OCLC/WorldCa539314646

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James. It is also a comment on the limitations of the criminal justice system. Reception. In a book review for The New York Times, Ben Mcintyre called the book "vintage James" and summarized it as "a book in which revenge is not quite sated and deserts are not always just.

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Dalgliesh was always a feline and exacting figure, but here he comes close to being a token presence, appearing about a third of the way into the book and oddly distant and preoccupied thereafter.

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A CERTAIN JUSTICE. P.D. James. Novel. Criminal lawyer Venetia Aldridge is found dead at her desk, with a bloodstained barrister's wig on her head. As Commander Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard attempts to make sense of the event, more murders continue, spiraling into fresh complexities of horror.

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In its subtle portrayal of morality and human behavior, A Certain Justice will stand alongside Devices and Desires and A Taste for Death as one of P.D. James' most important, accomplished and.

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The next victim was killed by a mob. Now fires burn in the night, helicopters throb through the air, and politicians, lawyers. Certain Justice by P.D. James When distinguished criminal lawyer Venetia Aldridge defends a young man for the brutal murder of his mother, she views the case as simply another opportunity to demonstrate her brilliance in the courtroom.

But within weeks of the trial Aldridge is found dead at her desk, a bloodstained barrister s wig on her head. A Certain Justice Summary. A Certain Justice by John Lescroart is a gripping drama and murder mystery based on real life.

It is a story about racial tensions, riots, murders, and political intrigue that offers surprises right up until the very last chapter. Nov 20,  · A Certain Justice is a chilling murder mystery packed with forensic detail, set in the treacherous legal world of London.

Venetia Aldridge QC is a distinguished barrister. When she agrees to defend Garry Ashe, accused of the brutal murder of his aunt, it is one more opportunity to triumph in her distinguished career as a criminal lawyer/5(13).

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A Certain Justice (Book): James, P. D.: P.D. James enters the labyrinthine world of the law, forging a deeply compelling human drama from the complex passions that lie behind both murder and justice.

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