Written by Jenny Brady on Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Crime fiction novelist P.D. James made a moving tribute to Nina Bawden, who she called “one of the greatest storytellers of our generation.” Nina, the author of Carrie’s War, passed away last month. Friends, family and well-wishers in the hundreds gathered at the Assembly Hall in Islington to pay tribute to Bawden, who died at […]


Adam Dalgleish is a fictional character appearing in a series of mystery novels by British author P.D. James. He works at New Scotland Yard in London, starting out as a Detective Chief Inspector and rising through the ranks as the series progresses. Dalgliesh is a gentleman detective, a staple of British detective fiction.


P.D. James was the pen name of Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park. P.D. James was an English novelist of crime fiction, thrillers and dystopian fiction. She was best known for her detective fiction novels featuring Adam Dalgliesh, a policeman and poet. She has also written a couple of novels featuring Cordelia Gray […]