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Commander Adam Dalgliesh is already acquainted with the Dupayne Museum in Hampstead and with its sinister murder room celebrating notorious crimes committed in the interwar years when he is called to investigate the killing of one of the trustees. He soon discovers that the victim was seeking to close the museum against the wishes of both staff and fellow trustees. Everyone it seems has something to gain from the crime. When it becomes clear that the killer is prepared to kill again inspired by the real-life crimes from the murder room Dalgliesh knows that to solve this case he has to get into the mind of a ruthless killer. The investigation is complicated for Dalgliesh by his love for Emma Lavenham but their relationship at a sensitive stage for them both is continually frustrated by the demands of his job. As step by step he moves closer to the murderer is the investigation taking him further away from commitment to the woman he lovesunk Award-winning P.D. James (author of Death Comes to Pemberley The Murder Room and A Certain Justice) plots a thrilling work of crime fiction packed with intrigue and suspense. In 2004 this novel was adapted for BBC television and starred Martin Shaw as Adam Dalgliesh and Janie Dee as Emma Lavenham.