A Taste for Death Themes & Social Concerns

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In A Taste for Death, James portrays the conflict of a fatherless child with an alcoholic and promiscuous mother.

Young Darren, who accompanies the elderly Miss Wharton to St. Matthew's Church, seems to have some clue to a murder. Because of this, the policeman Massingham insists upon seeing his home, which is a wretched hovel in a poor section of the city. The mother is oblivious to the problems of her son...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
A Taste for Death from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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