My First P.D.James Novel: Innocent Blood
My First P.D.James novel: Innocent Blood
I have been collecting quietly PD James novels for a long time, but time and other books took priority. So finally I read my first PD James novel.
I decided Innocent Blood would be my first read. PD James is an amazing writer. This is not just a Murder Mystery that I was accustomed to reading. What I found fascinating and in a strange way it was interesting, that I learned to like characters that I should have despised rather than like.
This is a story of revenge, atonement, forgiveness and at the same time a physiological thriller. This book addresses the issues of adoption, families by blood lines and a lot more. This book is not for the faint at heart. Now I understand why PD James has such a large following, she writers much deeper than what I have been accustomed from a murder mystery novel. She is a philosopher, a psychologist and a detective all at the same time. After reading this book I needed something easier to read…
Nevertheless well worth reading and I have no regrets.