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Cover Her Face By P.D. James Cover Her Face Headstrong and beautiful the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place strangled in her bed behind a bolted door Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her

  • Title: Cover Her Face
  • Author: P.D. James
  • ISBN: 9780743219570
  • Page: 233
  • Format: Paperback
  • Cover Her Face By P.D. James Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill Cover Her Face is P D James s electric debut novel, an ingeniously plotted mysteryHeadstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill Cover Her Face is P D James s electric debut novel, an ingeniously plotted mystery that immediately placed her among the masters of suspense.
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    1. James on said:

      Back to basics I switched from modern cozies and crime fiction to a supposed blast from the past I remembered a few PD James novels I read in college as part of my mystery fiction independent studies and decided to start the series As expected, very reminiscent of Agatha Christie but with a little modern appeal I enjoyed the characters and premise for a traditional whodunit I also like the wrap up of all the main characters in the end, as well as that at least one of them is seen again in futur [...]

    2. Shireen on said:

      After my brain injury, PD James became a marker for me in my reading progress Pre injury I read every one of her books and enjoyed them tremendously for their good writing and good stories After my injury though, with my reading ability fried, I couldn t read any of her books Too many characters to follow, plots that meandered beyond my ability to follow, writing at a grade level higher than what I d sunk down to It was rather disappointing to see her new books come out over the years and know I [...]

    3. Tea Jovanović on said:

      Na alost, kod nas je bila popularnija serija snimljena po romanima o inspektori Dagli u nego sami roman P.D D ejms Ko je jo nije itao neka po uri, mnogo je propustio

    4. Susan on said:

      I have not read the first Adam Dalgleish novel for some time, so it was a pleasure to return to P D James and her very first book In some ways this is a very typical mystery The Maxie family live in the big house, in somewhat genteel poverty, with the only full time staff member the loyal Martha As well as the housework and cooking, Mr Maxie is bedridden, so Mrs Maxie employs Sally Jupp, an unmarried mother as a house parlourmaid She is convinced by Miss Liddell, the Warden of St Mary s Refuge f [...]

    5. Faith on said:

      It s been a long time since I read a book by this author, but I think I remember having liked them Maybe the other books were better or maybe I have just outgrown my interest in mysteries, at least the British variety with tea cups, jam jars, jumble sales and small gossipy villages Whatever the reason, I was really unimpressed by this book Most of the suspects were introduced in tedious detail in the first chapter, but the murder did not occur until about the 25% point of the book At that time D [...]

    6. Jane on said:

      Where I got the book Audiobook on Audible.I thought it was about time I listened to the entire Adam Dalgleish series I ve read some of them but certainly none of the early ones In this 1962 story you can see the tradition that goes back to the Golden Age of the detective story in the 1930s All the clich s are there the stately home, the nerve ridden war hero, the lower classes kowtowing to the upper, the vicar a sort of go between in terms of social status Except that it wasn t, of course James [...]

    7. Nikki on said:

      Meh P.D James is a competent writer and puts together a reasonable mystery, but there s nothing exciting about it I felt like I d read it before, honestly The Kindle version has very bad formatting, too that turns into mat , for example no one bothered to proofread it None of the characters are particularly interesting to me again, I seemed to have read all about them before, in other crime novels.I think I had the same reaction to another P.D James book, so maybe I just don t care for James wor [...]

    8. trishtrash on said:

      This was James first crime novel, debuting DCI Adam Dalgliesh who gets far less character padding or attention than the victim, suspect pool, or even his accompanying sergeant I enjoy James character building enormously, it s really her forte, and especially the way she often leaves Dalgliesh to the role of observer, concentrating on the crime rather than the draw of a serialised detective In Cover her Face, none of the characters are overly likeable, but they are all very strongly presented, th [...]

    9. Jaksen on said:

      PD Jame s first mystery novel, and a confusing one it is.Though I did enjoy it, one must quickly become accustomed to her very, very literary writing style Two things stand out long sentences and a somewhat confusing omniscient POV There were moments when I thought who is this talking What Whose head am I in There s also the custom of placing quotation marks around thoughts, so very often I d be thinking what Is She or He saying that aloud However, Ms James does conveniently write, his thoughts [...]

    10. Matt Glaviano on said:

      I like keeping a crime novel handy sometimes when I m reading a nonfiction book I tend to find fiction a bit relaxing, and would prefer not to read a book like The Omnivore s Dilemma the other book I m reading before bed This was James debut novel, and it reads quite assuredly for being such A well constructed, if unsurprising, mystery I don t mean that the identity of the killer was unsurprising I mean that, in general, the book stuck well within the confines of its genre One thing I found not [...]

    11. Miriam on said:

      I see Dalgliesh is James recurring detective character, but we don t get a strong personality here The rest of the cast, on the other hand, is a bit complex and developed than is standard for this sort of mystery As usual I disliked them all, and the one that I found most interesting was on page the least At least the romance was kept to a minimum.

    12. Tony on said:

      James, P D COVER HER FACE 1962 This was James first Detective Chief Superintendent Adam Dagliesh mystery, and marked her entrance into the field superlatively I ve always wanted to read these mysteries in order, but, unfortunately, read them as I found them Some little pieces of data are given in each installment about Dagliesh that help you to know the character better, but does not affect the reading of the book at hand In this case, there is a killing at Martingale, the ancestral home of the [...]

    13. Bill on said:

      I ve previously read a couple of other PD James Inspector Dalgleish mysteries before and enjoyed very much I like how intelligent James writes This is the first Dalgleish mystery and I must say I enjoyed as much as the others I ve read Dalgleish is almost a peripheral character in the story, James rather focusses on the other characters suspects and their activities, motivations as she develops the story Basically, Sally Juup, a housemaid is found dead strangled in her bedroom All of the family [...]

    14. Katharine on said:

      I m beginning to think by some coincidence the very first PD James I read also happened to be the only interesting book she s ever written Honestly, I would really like to like her, but I can t Cover Her Face is her first novel and I wonder how she ever became successful this way It suffers from all the flaws I ve found pervasive in her other novels boring descriptions, unlikeable characters, and zero suspense The mystery plot has a lot of painstakingly crafted red herrings and clues, but I just [...]

    15. Deb on said:

      This is a classic English mystery along the lines of an Agatha Christie story There is the upper class family who lives in their family manor and is attended to by servants One of these, Sally Jupp, was a meddlesome single mother and her death by strangulation is what brings Inspector Adam Dalgliesh into the the case In typical fashion he interviews all the suspects, looks beyond the obvious solutions, and in a confrontation gets the killer to admit to the crime Few other writers today capture t [...]

    16. Silvio111 on said:

      This is another of P.D James very early Dalgliesh novels Much like UNNATURAL CAUSES, it displays a certain dated view of society no longer seen in the 21st century Whereas it is displayed in UNNATURAL CAUSES in the author s attitude toward disability, in COVER HER FACE it emerges in the portrayal of an unwed mother as a sly, deceitful, and wicked person who happens to be physically beautiful, but is targeted by virtually everyone around her a sinner and a wretch from whom gratitude is expected O [...]

    17. Stef Rozitis on said:

      Old school mystery puzzle with a limited field of suspects and you have to work out which one is the least likely so you can suspect them lol that is not a spoiler it is just me being cynical A weakness is the shifting POVs which can be used ambiguously but I think in this one some of them disqualify themselves by too obviously being clueless about the possible guilt of others.The victim is well written, partly because of what can be read as the author s reluctance to slut shame and a couple of [...]

    18. Stven on said:

      I m hovering between three stars and four and pick three simply because I know the later books in the series get better, and I need a way to go up Adam Dalgliesh is my favorite P.D James character, and though I have read many of the novels and seen most of the BBC productions featuring him, I had never actually read this 1962 book, the first in the series It was very interesting to see the character introduced, and gratifying to find this an engrossing read, full of the sensitivity to motivation [...]

    19. Shannon on said:

      Was able to finish this book but couldn t really care how it ended up not one redeeming character and very little development of the Detective I m assuming this is because this is a series so why make me like the Detective and want me to read about him and his cases n t focus on him but rather the boring, selfish other suspects and victim To be fair I should read at least one in the series to see if it gets better based on other reviews it sounds like it gets better However, reading another in [...]

    20. LindaJ^ on said:

      3.5 rounded up to 4 stars.The audio production was really poor The narrator was fine but the sound was tinny I got used to it but it sounded like it had been recorded in 1962 when written rather than 2008 None of the people I suspected might be the killer of maid Sally Juup turned out to be the one The murderer was really a surprise and that was a good enough reason to round up There is little action in this book and that s just fine The murder occurs about a 1 4 of the way into the book, after [...]

    21. Leah on said:

      A very enjoyable murder mystery.I ve been curious about P.D James for a while now, so I bypassed my bulging Golden Era crime novel shelves and tried this second generation lady mystery author On the whole, I wasn t disappointed.James writes well, engages the reader with the characters, and has some very strong opinions on the state of society as she saw it, which she was definitely not afraid to air Some of the topics to get a tongue lashing from her included the morality of youth, unmarried par [...]

    22. Snort on said:

      Death Comes to Pemberley so says P.D James, but before risking any sensibilities, I thought it wise to dip a tentative toe into her first novel, in order to judge whether she may do Austin justice Many will agree that PridePrejudice is such Perfection that I m loathe to destroy it with inferior associations, which is why I have yet to embrace the blood thirsty PridePrejudiceZombies despite my hearty appetite for the Walking Dead , and why it took me 7 years to watch the Knightley movie adaptatio [...]

    23. Bill Rogers on said:

      I believe this was P D James s first detective novel, and it is an amazing piece of work for a debut It reads like, and is, of a novel rather than the simpler, sketchier, slightly dumbed down style common in the genre Yet there is nothing highbrow or deliberately precious about it.The characters are well developed The various conflicts and motivations of the characters are interesting and well developed as well.I found the character of Adam Dalgliesh to be refreshing He comes to his first nove [...]

    24. Mo on said:

      3 1 2 stars Was this a terrifically plotted mystery No Was I satisfied by the ending Not really Was this book eminently readable Yes Did I enjoy the book Yes Will I read of this series Yes view spoiler I did not figure out who had killed Sally and I don t know if Inspector Dalgliesh had either, or was just fishing I prefer a mystery novel when there are very logical clues that lead to the resolution I am always disappointed when a mystery is solved by what I call the poof method in this case a [...]

    25. Francis on said:

      Ok, lets start with a murder, maybe in a locked room, yeah something like that, you know and then maybe the whole thing should have a closed in kinda claustrophobic feel to it, like in a country manor, yeah, I like that Just for the fun of it, lets have it take place around a celebration or party or something like that so we can have at least five or six people around at the time Oooh, I know, I know, lets give them all a motive for wanting to have done the victim in Man, this is getting good Be [...]

    26. Nancy Oakes on said:

      I read this book EONS ago but had totally forgotten the plot, the mystery and the killer, so it was truly like reading it for the first time Now I m interested enough to reread of my books by this author If you haven t read it, go get a copy It s a great book, a great mystery, filled with enough suspects and red herrings to keep the most avid mystery fan interested through the entire book I thought I had it figured out but I was so off the mark it wasn t funnyief summary, no spoilersSally Jupp [...]

    27. Daniel on said:

      At long last, I picked up a P.D James book My Mother has talked about these books for years, and they remain some of her favorites which is saying a lot, given the sheer number of books my Mother has devoured.This really worked for me I love the prose and the narrative voice The story passes through the perspective of various characters and each is written well Some of the observations made about these characters are wicked and even humorous The mystery itself has familiar trappings and a good n [...]

    28. Kate on said:

      This is the first book I ve read by James I can see why it would appeal to certain people, perhaps NT types, who enjoy analyzing details and putting them together like a jigsaw puzzle to determine who done it and how and why, etc I m of the NF temperament and I want to read stories that look deep inside the characters I love Louise Penny mystery novels because they do just that In Cover Her Face, I felt like I didn t really know the characters Not one of them engaged me This genre has little app [...]

    29. Patricia on said:

      This was my first PD James Since I m a fan of mystery, I thought it was time I read the mistress of the genre I decided to start at the beginning with first in the Adam Dalgliesh series written in 1962 It took me a while to get used to the style, so accustom am I to mystery writers of the the 90s, like Patricia Cornwall, Kathy Reichs, and Nevada Barr who write high energy modern crime drama But I cut my teeth on Agatha Christie, so it was not long before I was in the swing of things Cover her Fa [...]

    30. Laura on said:

      I enjoyed this visit back to the first mystery series I ever picked up in my late teens Sometimes, it s a good thing that my memory is so poor, as this felt like a first time read I love the way James writes She has a great sense of place, and is able to concisely communicate various people s states of mind amazingly well She is also able to manage this equally well from a man s or a woman s point of view The murderer was a surprise, and there were a couple of twists at the end I didn t see comi [...]

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