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'Murder and Mystery: the Craft of the Detective Story', with PD James

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P.D. James is the author of twenty books, most of which have been filmed and broadcast on television in the United States and other countries. She spent thirty years in various departments of the British Civil Service, including the Police and Criminal Law Department of Great Britain’s Home Office. She has served as a magistrate and as a governor of the BBC . The recipient of many prizes and honours, including the Diamond Dagger from the British Crime Writers’ Association, and an induction into the Crime Writing Hall of Fame in 2008; she was created Baroness James of Holland Park in 1991.

This talk is one of a programme of events run by Lucy Cavendish College which are open to the public, and is one of the College’s Women’s Word events for 2012.

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This free talk will last 40 minutes, followed by a 15-minute discussion.

This talk is part of the Lucy Cavendish College public lecture series series.

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