An Unsuitable Job for a Woman

An Unsuitable Job for a Woman / No apto para mujeres

Novel , 1972

Faber&Faber / Ediciones B

Meet Cordelia Gray: twenty-two, tough, intelligent and now sole inheritor of the Pryde Detective Agency. Her first assignment finds her hired by Sir Ronald Callender to investigate the death of his son Mark, a young Cambridge student found hanged in mysterious circumstances. Cordelia is required to delve into the hidden secrets of the Callender family and soon realizes it is not a case of suicide, and that the truth is entirely more sinister.

P.D. James first Cordelia Gray novel An Unsuitable Job for a Woman is a brilliant work of crime fiction packed with secrets and suspense.

This novel has been adapted for television twice, the second adaptation in 1997 starred Helen Baxendale as Cordelia Gray.