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

92 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 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, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Front Row (radio), Girton College, Cambridge, Graham Greene, Home Office, House of Lords, Innocent Blood (novel), ITV (TV network), ITV Anglia, ITV3, Jane Austen, Julianne Moore, Kellogg College, Oxford, Life peer, 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, National Health Service, Ngaio Marsh, Nick Clarke Award, Order of the British Empire, Original Sin (James novel), Oxford, PBS, Periodical literature, Prayer Book Society (England), 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, Talking About Detective Fiction, 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 (42 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 (pronounced "dal-gleash") is a fictional character who has been the protagonist of fourteen mystery novels by P. D. James; the first being James's 1962 novel Cover Her Face.

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Alfonso Cuarón

Alfonso Cuarón Orozco (born 28 November 1961) is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor.

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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 of a TV series of four dramas developed from that novel.

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Anglicanism

Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.

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Anthology

In book publishing, an anthology is a collection of literary works chosen by the compiler.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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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 cultural and educational opportunities.

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Children of Men

Children of Men is a 2006 British-American dystopian 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 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 (13 June 1893 – 17 December 1957) was a renowned English crime writer and poet.

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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 (legally the University of Durham) is a collegiate public research university in Durham, North East England, with a second campus in Stockton-on-Tees.

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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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Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) judges to have made outstanding achievements to social progress and development.

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Front Row (radio)

Front Row is a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4 that has been broadcast since 1998.

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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 (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991), better known by his pen name Graham Greene, was an English novelist regarded by many 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 Her Majesty's Government of the United Kingdom, responsible for immigration, security and law and order.

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House of Lords

The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Innocent Blood (novel)

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

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a British commercial TV network.

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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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ITV3

ITV3 is an entertainment television channel in the United Kingdom that is owned by ITV Digital Channels Ltd, a division of ITV plc.

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Jane Austen

Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.

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Julianne Moore

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

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Kellogg College, Oxford

Kellogg College is a graduate-only constituent college 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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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 public sector 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, 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 Jr., 14 March 1933) is an English actor, producer, 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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National Health Service

The National Health Service (NHS) is the name used for each of the public health services in the United Kingdom – the National Health Service in England, NHS Scotland, NHS Wales, and Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland – as well as a term to describe them collectively.

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Ngaio Marsh

Dame Ngaio Marsh (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 a British order of chivalry, 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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Prayer Book Society (England)

The Prayer Book Society is a charity in England that "is established for the advancement of the Christian religion as set forth in the Book of Common Prayer; and, in furtherance of this Object, for the promotion of the worship and doctrine enshrined in the Book of Common Prayer and its use for services, teaching and training throughout the Church of England and other Churches in the Anglican tradition".

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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 founded in 1820, by King George IV, to "reward literary merit and excite literary talent".

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Salon (website)

Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the 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 (MPS), 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 various 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

A referendum on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom took place on Thursday 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, illustrators and literary translators 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 English North Sea coast in the Waveney district 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 a broad field that is generally defined as the practice of organization and coordination of an event or theatrical production.

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Talking About Detective Fiction

Talking About Detective Fiction is a book written by P. D. James and published by Knopf Doubleday (owned by Penguin Random House) on 1 December 2009, which later went on to win the Anthony Award for Best Critical Non-Fiction in 2010.

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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 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, Fiji, India, 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 broad genre of literature, film and television, having numerous, often overlapping subgenres.

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Today (BBC Radio 4)

Today, or The Today Programme, is BBC Radio 4's long-running early morning news and current affairs programme, broadcast on Monday to Friday from 6:00 am to 9:00 am and 7:00 am to 9:00 am on Saturday.

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University of Buckingham

The University of Buckingham (UB) is a non-profit, private university in the UK and the oldest of the country's five private universities.

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University of Essex

The University of Essex is a public research university in Essex, England.

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University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow (Oilthigh Ghlaschu; Universitas Glasguensis; abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals) 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 university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

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University of London

The University of London (abbreviated as Lond. or more rarely Londin. in post-nominals) is a collegiate and a federal research university located in London, England.

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University of Portsmouth

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

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Unnatural Causes

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 opposite, the dystopia, are genres of speculative fiction that explore social and political structures.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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

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