(2009) "Talking About Detective Fiction," New York City, NY, Published by Alfred A. Knopf, ISBN0-307-59282-0.
Dame P D James
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[on writing mystery stories] I have a very strong response to what I feel is the spirit of a place. When I come upon the right setting I feel immediately 'This is where it happened'.
In 1983 she was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E) by the Queen.