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Bones and Silence A Dalziel/Pascal Mystery
Bones and Silence A Dalziel/Pascal Mystery Author:Reginald Hill The New York Times has hailed Reginald Hill's oeuvre as "prototypical of the British detective novel at its best." Now Mr. Hill has taken his engaging pair of policemen-the uncouth Superintendent Dalziel and the winning Inspector Pascoe-and woven them into a narrative that is both a first-rate whodunit and a fully realized, psychologically comp... more »lex modern novel.
After a night of overindulgence in beer and whiskey, Superintendent Dalziel finds himself witness to a murder. What appears to be a simple case of murder resulting from marital infidelity, however, becomes something infinitely more complicated as the quick-witted Pascoe and the perceptive Dalziel peel away layer after layer of untruth. Like the novels, of P.D. James and Ruth Rendell, Bones and Silence proves that the territory of crime fiction-in the hands of a master-can be remarkably fertile ground for illuminating the passions and perversities that lie at the heart of human nature.« less