James, P.D., 1920-2014

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P. D. James (b. Phyllis Dorothy James, 3 August 1920, Oxford, England–d. 27 November 2014, Oxford, England); English crime writer. famous for her series of detective novels starring police commander and poet Adam Dalgliesh; worked for a hospital board in London; began writing in the mid-1950s, first novel, Cover Her Face, featuring the investigator and poet Adam Dalgliesh of New Scotland Yard, published in 1962; many of mystery novels take place against the backdrop of UK bureaucracies, such as the criminal justice system and the National Health Service; in 1991, James was created a life peer as Baroness James of Holland Park and sat in the House of Lords as a Conservative; many of her mystery novels were adapted for television by Anglia Television for the ITV network in the UK

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Name Entry: James, P.D., 1920-2014

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Name Entry: James, Phyllis Dorothy, 1920-2014

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Name Entry: ג׳יימס, פי־די, 1920-2014

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Name Entry: Джеймс, Филлис Дороти, 1920-2014

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Name Entry: White, Phyllis Dorothy James, 1920-2014

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Name Entry: ジェームズ, P.D., 1920-2014

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Name Entry: ג'יימס, פ. ד., 1920-2014

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Name Entry: Dzheĭms, Phillis Doroti, 1920-2014

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