Death"s jest book by Reginald Hill

Cover of: Death

Published by HarperCollins Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Yorkshire (England),
  • England,
  • Yorkshire

Subjects:

  • Dalziel, Andrew (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Pascoe, Peter (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Police -- England -- Yorkshire -- Fiction,
  • Yorkshire (England) -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementReginald Hill.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6058.I448 D44 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination557 p. ;
Number of Pages557
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3685491M
ISBN 100060528052
LC Control Number2003047823

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The book is held together masterfully. Any perceived incompleteness in the plot misses the point. Life is incomplete, as the book suggests throughout; only Death is complete and the completing compliment to Life.

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Beddoes' play Death's Jest-Book, the dead won't lie still in the grave and the living often wish they. DEATH’S JEST-BOOK. by Reginald Hill. hounded him to death, covered up their mistakes, and ought to pay.

And there’s an array of mini-subplots involving crooked lawyers, fatuous academics, lovely ladies, domestic souls, and diverse others who tremble when CS Dalziel (a.k.a. Fat Andy) thrusts his awesome bulk and nimble brain toward them.

I have listened to many Reginald Hill novels and this is one of the most complex. At least it is the most complex of the Dalziel and Pascoe s within stories, "Death's Jest-Book" keeps the reader riveted to his/her headset not sure what is going to happen next.

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One opens Death's JestAuthor: Jane Jakeman. Three times DCI Pascoe has wrongly accused dead-pan joker Franny Roote. This time he's determined to leave no gravestone unturned as he tries to prove that the ex-con and aspiring academic is mad, bad, and dangerous to ile, Edgar Wield.

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Three times Yorkshire policeman Peter Pascoe has wrongly accused ex-con Franny Roote of a crime, only to have Roote. Death's Jest-Book I did not care for this story at all. I dislike certain filthy words concerning women included in this book.

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Beddoes worked with concentrated energy on Death's Jest-Book, and within three years a first draft of the drama was ready. Datedit was subtitled The fool's tragedy.As always with Mr.

Hill’s novels, there are multiple threads running throughout Death’s Jest-Book, and they’re all very layered and dense. In essence, this novel can be seen as the third in a trilogy (including Arms and the Women and Dialogues of the Dead) featuring Pascoe’s relationship with Franny Roote, but there’s ever so much /5(6).Editions for Death's Jest-Book: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in

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