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Talking about Detective Fiction Hardcover – 23 October 2009

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  • Hardcover : 160 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1851243097
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1851243099
  • Dimensions : 13.8 x 1.89 x 20.5 cm
  • Publisher : Bodleian Library (23 October 2009)
  • Language: : English
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Elegant and thoughtful … It is PD James’s longevity, as well as her serene intelligence, that makes this book especially noteworthy and enjoyable … If you want to extend you own reading, discover new authors or clarify your thoughts, this is an excellent way to do so. -- Amanda Craig

About the Author

P.D. James was awarded the OBE in 1983 and created a life peer in 1991. She has written 18 novels, and won numerous prizes including the Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Award, The National Arts Club Medal of Honour for Literature, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oxford Literary Festival. In 2008 she was inducted into the International Crime Writing Hall of Fame.

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