Dialogues of the Dead

Dialogues of the Dead

Book - 2002
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Reginald Hill, "the master of form and sorcerer of style" returns with an internationally bestselling mystery as Dalziel and Pascoe pursue their most twisted opponent yet - the Wordman.

A diabolically clever plot full of puns, cryptic riddles and word play that tests the mettle of Dalziel and Pascoe.

A man drowns. Another dies in a motorbike crash. Two seemingly random accidents, yet, in a pair of so-called dialogues sent to the Mid-Yorkshire Gazette, apparently as entries in a short story competition, someone seems to be claiming responsibility.

At the Mid-Yorkshire CID, however, no one seems to take the deaths seriously, not even young DC Hat Bowler. But when the story is leaked to the media, and a third indisputable murder occurs, Dalziel and Pascoe find themselves playing a deadly game against an opponent known as the Wordman.

Gradually, the hunt focuses on three main suspects. Yet Dialogue follows Dialogue and funeral follows funeral until Hat
Bowler begins to fear that the next murder may strike very close to home...
Publisher: Toronto : Doubleday, 2002, c2001.
ISBN: 9780770428921
0770428924
9780385658720
0385658729
Characteristics: 424 p. ;,24 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at Library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top