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Book Review of Death in Holy Orders (Adam Dalgliesh, Bk 11)

Death in Holy Orders (Adam Dalgliesh, Bk 11)
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I started reading the Adam Dalgliesh mysteries about midway through the series with "A Taste For Death" after seeing that novel on a "100 Greatest Mystery Novels" list.I found it interesting enough to keep reading subsequent books in order, and while well-plotted, I never felt like I knew the characters well, and frankly came to know Dalgliesh's assistants better than I knew him. The reason I liked "Death in Holy Orders" so much --and better than any other in the series to date -- was that for the first time I felt like I knew about Dalgliesh as a person. When we see his interest in Emma Lavenham developing for the first time he seemed, to me, more than just a literary character.Now I'm looking for to the other novels that follow.