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P. D. James

Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, (3 August 1920 – 27 November 2014), known as P. D. [1]

89 relations: A Certain Justice, A Mind to Murder, A Taste for Death (James novel), Adam Dalgliesh, Alfonso Cuarón, An Unsuitable Job for a Woman, Anglicanism, Anthology, BBC, BBC Radio 4, British Council, Children of Men, Clive Owen, Conservative Party (UK), Cover Her Face, Crime fiction, Crime Writers' Association, Death Comes to Pemberley, Death Comes to Pemberley (TV series), Death in Holy Orders, Death of an Expert Witness, Devices and Desires, Director-General of the BBC, Dorothy L. Sayers, Downing College, Cambridge, Durham University, Evan Davis, Evelyn Waugh, Front Row (radio), Girton College, Cambridge, Graham Greene, Home Office, House of Lords, Innocent Blood (novel), ITV (TV network), ITV Anglia, Jane Austen, Julianne Moore, Kellogg College, Oxford, Life peer, List of Fellows of the Royal Society of Arts, London, Long Road Sixth Form College, Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, Ludlow, Margery Allingham, Mark Thompson (media executive), Martin Shaw, Michael Caine, Morag Joss, ..., Mystery Writers of America, Ngaio Marsh, Nick Clarke Award, Order of the British Empire, Original Sin (James novel), Oxford, PBS, Periodical literature, Roy Marsden, Royal Society of Literature, Salon (website), Scotland Yard, Scottish independence, Scottish independence referendum, 2014, Shroud for a Nightingale, Society of Authors, Southwold, St Hilda's College, Oxford, Stage management, The Black Tower, The Children of Men, The Guardian, The Lighthouse (James novel), The Maul and the Pear Tree, The Murder Room, The Private Patient, The Right Honourable, The Skull Beneath the Skin, Thriller (genre), Today (BBC Radio 4), University of Buckingham, University of Essex, University of Glasgow, University of Hertfordshire, University of London, University of Portsmouth, Unnatural Causes, Utopian and dystopian fiction, World War II. Expand index (39 more) »

A Certain Justice

A Certain Justice is an Adam Dalgliesh novel by P. D. James, published in 1997.

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A Mind to Murder

A Mind to Murder (1963) is a crime novel by P. D. James, the second in her Adam Dalgliesh series.

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A Taste for Death (James novel)

A Taste for Death is a crime novel by British writer P. D. James, seventh in the popular Commander Adam Dalgliesh series.

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Adam Dalgliesh

Adam Dalgliesh is a fictional character who has been the protagonist of fourteen mystery novels by P. D. James.

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Alfonso Cuarón

Alfonso Cuarón Orozco (born November 28, 1961) is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer and editor best known for his dramas A Little Princess (1995) and Y Tu Mamá También (2001), the fantasy film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), and science fiction thrillers Children of Men (2006) and Gravity (2013).

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An Unsuitable Job for a Woman

An Unsuitable Job for a Woman is the title of a 1972 detective novel by P. D. James – and also the title of a TV series of four dramas developed from that novel.

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Anglicanism

Anglicanism is a tradition within Christianity comprising the Church of England and churches which are historically tied to it or hold similar beliefs, worship practices and church structures.

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Anthology

An anthology is a collection of literary works chosen by the compiler.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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British Council

The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international educational and cultural opportunities.

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Children of Men

Children of Men is a 2006 science fiction thriller film directed and co-written by Alfonso Cuarón.

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Clive Owen

Clive Owen (born 3 October 1964) is an English actor who first gained recognition in the United Kingdom for playing the lead role in the ITV series Chancer from 1990 to 1991.

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Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

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Cover Her Face

Cover Her Face is the debut 1962 crime novel of P. D. James.

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Crime fiction

Crime fiction is the literary genre that fictionalises crimes, their detection, criminals, and their motives.

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Crime Writers' Association

The Crime Writers' Association (CWA) is a writers' association in the United Kingdom.

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Death Comes to Pemberley

Death Comes to Pemberley is a British novel by P.D. James that continues Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice with a murder mystery.

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Death Comes to Pemberley (TV series)

Death Comes to Pemberley is a three-part British television drama based on the best-selling P.D. James novel of the same name, a murder mystery continuation of the events of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice incorporating the same characters.

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Death in Holy Orders

Death in Holy Orders is a 2001 detective novel in the Adam Dalgliesh series by P. D. James.

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Death of an Expert Witness

Death of an Expert Witness is an Adam Dalgliesh novel by P. D. James, published in 1977.

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Devices and Desires

Devices and Desires is a 1989 detective novel in the Adam Dalgliesh series by P. D. James.

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Director-General of the BBC

The Director-General of the British Broadcasting Corporation is chief executive and (from 1994) editor-in-chief of the BBC.

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Dorothy L. Sayers

Dorothy Leigh Sayers (usually pronounced, although Sayers herself preferred and encouraged the use of her middle initial to facilitate this pronunciation; 13 June 1893 – 17 December 1957) was a renowned English crime writer, poet, playwright, essayist, translator, and Christian humanist.

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Downing College, Cambridge

Downing College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, and currently has around 650 students.

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Durham University

Durham University (officially known as the University of Durham) is a collegiate research university in Durham, North East England.

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Evan Davis

Evan Harold Davis (born 8 April 1962 in Malvern, Worcestershire) is an English economist, journalist, and presenter for the BBC.

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Evelyn Waugh

Arthur Evelyn St.

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Front Row (radio)

Front Row is a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

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Girton College, Cambridge

Girton College is one of the 31 constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge.

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Graham Greene

Henry Graham Greene, OM, CH (2 Oct 1904 – 3 April 1991) was an English novelist and author regarded as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

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Home Office

The Home Office (HO) is a ministerial department of the Government of the United Kingdom, responsible for immigration, security, and law and order.

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House of Lords

The House of Lords is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Innocent Blood (novel)

Innocent Blood (1980) is a mystery novel by P. D. James.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a commercial TV network in the United Kingdom.

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ITV Anglia

ITV Anglia, previously known as Anglia Television or Anglia, is the ITV franchise holder for the East of England.

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Jane Austen

Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature.

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Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore (born Julie Anne Smith; December 3, 1960) is an American–British actress, prolific in cinema since the early 1990s.

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Kellogg College, Oxford

Kellogg College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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Life peer

In the United Kingdom, life peers are appointed members of the peerage whose titles cannot be inherited, in contrast to hereditary peers.

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List of Fellows of the Royal Society of Arts

Below is a partial list of Fellows of the Royal Society of Arts (formally, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce).

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Long Road Sixth Form College

Long Road Sixth Form College (LRSFC) is a state funded co-educational sixth form college in Cambridge, England.

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Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge

Lucy Cavendish College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge which admits only postgraduates and undergraduates aged 21 or over.

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Ludlow

Ludlow is a market town in Shropshire, England, located south of Shrewsbury and north of Hereford via the main A49 road, which bypasses the town.

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Margery Allingham

Margery Louise Allingham (20 May 1904 – 30 June 1966) was an English writer of detective fiction, best remembered for her "golden age" stories featuring gentleman sleuth Albert Campion.

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Mark Thompson (media executive)

Mark John Thompson (born 31 July 1957)“THOMPSON, Mark John Thompson,” in Who's Who 2009 (London: A & C Black, 2008); online ed., (Oxford: OUP, 2008),.

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Martin Shaw

Martin Shaw (born 21 January 1945) is an English actor.

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Michael Caine

Sir Michael Caine, (born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite; 14 March 1933), is an English actor and author.

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Morag Joss

Morag Joss is an English-born Scottish writer.

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Mystery Writers of America

Mystery Writers of America (MWA) is an organization of mystery and crime writers, based in New York City.

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Ngaio Marsh

Dame Ngaio Marsh DBE (23 April 1895 – 18 February 1982), born Edith Ngaio Marsh, was a New Zealand crime writer and theatre director.

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Nick Clarke Award

The Nick Clarke Award is a journalism prize created by the BBC in honour of Nick Clarke, former presenter of BBC Radio 4's The World At One, who died in November 2006.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Original Sin (James novel)

Original Sin is a 1994 detective novel in the Adam Dalgliesh series by P. D. James.

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Oxford

Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.

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PBS

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.

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Periodical literature

Periodical literature (also called a periodical publication or simply a periodical) is a published work that appears in a new edition on a regular schedule.

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Roy Marsden

Roy Marsden (born Roy Anthony Mould; 25 June 1941) is an English actor, who is probably best known for his portrayal of Adam Dalgliesh in the Anglia Television dramatisations of P. D. James's detective novels.

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Royal Society of Literature

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) is a learned society and the "senior literary organisation in Britain".

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Salon (website)

Salon is a liberal, progressive news website created by David Talbot in 1995 and part of Salon Media Group.

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Scotland Yard

Scotland Yard (officially New Scotland Yard) is a metonym for the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service, the territorial police force responsible for policing most of London.

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Scottish independence

Scottish independence (Scots unthirldom, Neo-eisimeileachd na h-Alba) is a political aim of some political parties, advocacy groups, and individuals in Scotland (which is a country of the United Kingdom) for the country to become an independent sovereign state.

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Scottish independence referendum, 2014

The Scottish independence referendum was a referendum on Scottish independence that took place in Scotland on 18 September 2014.

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Shroud for a Nightingale

Shroud for a Nightingale is a 1971 detective novel written by PD James in her Adam Dalgliesh series.

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Society of Authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) is a United Kingdom trade union for professional writers that was founded in 1884 to protect the rights and further the interests of authors.

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Southwold

Southwold is a small town on the North Sea coast, in the Waveney district of the English county of Suffolk.

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St Hilda's College, Oxford

St Hilda's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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Stage management

Stage management is the practice of organizing and coordinating a theatrical production.

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The Black Tower

The Black Tower is an Adam Dalgliesh novel by P.D. James, published in 1975.

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The Children of Men

The Children of Men is a dystopian novel by P. D. James that was published in 1992.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The Lighthouse (James novel)

The Lighthouse is a 2005 novel by P. D. James, the thirteenth book in the classic Adam Dalgliesh mystery series.

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The Maul and the Pear Tree

The Maul and the Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders, 1811 is a true crime book by British historian T. A. Critchley and mystery writer P. D. James about the Ratcliff Highway murders, published in 1971.

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The Murder Room

The Murder Room is a 2003 detective novel and the 12th in the Adam Dalgliesh series by P. D. James.

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The Private Patient

The Private Patient (2008) is a crime novel by English author P. D. James, the fourteenth and last in her popular Adam Dalgliesh series.

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The Right Honourable

The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius and occasionally elsewhere.

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The Skull Beneath the Skin

The Skull Beneath The Skin is a 1982 detective novel by P. D. James, featuring her female private detective Cordelia Gray.

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Thriller (genre)

Thriller is a genre of literature, film, videogame stories and television programming that uses suspense, tension, and excitement as its main elements.

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Today (BBC Radio 4)

Today (often referred to as "the Today programme" to avoid ambiguity) is BBC Radio 4's long-running early morning news and current affairs programme, now broadcast from 6.00 am to 9.00 am Monday to Friday, and 7.00 am to 9.00 am on Saturdays.

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University of Buckingham

The University of Buckingham (UB) is one of two private universities in the United Kingdom operating under a royal charter.

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University of Essex

The University of Essex is a British public research university whose first and largest campus is near the town of Colchester, Essex.

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University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow (Oilthigh Ghlaschu, Universitas Glasguensis) is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities.

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University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire is a public research university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

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University of London

The University of London (informally referred to as London University) is a collegiate research university located in London, England, consisting of 18 constituent colleges, 10 research institutes and a number of central bodies.

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University of Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth is a university in the city of Portsmouth, England.

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Unnatural Causes

You may be looking for UNNATURAL CAUSES: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?, a documentary series broadcast on PBS in 2008. Unnatural Causes (1967) is a detective novel by English crime writer P. D. James.

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Utopian and dystopian fiction

The utopia and its offshoot, the dystopia, are genres of literature that explore social and political structures.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._D._James

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