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P. D. James

Postby LadyKestrel » Tue Dec 09, 2014 11:27 am

I just read that one of my favorite mystery authors, Phyllis Dorothy (P.D.) James, died at the end of November at the age of 92. I always liked her Adam Dalgliesh as a character, and her stories were well crafted with twists and turns that made it a challenge to figure out who the murderer was.
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Re: P, D. James

Postby Rosaboobie » Tue Dec 09, 2014 11:33 am

Oh no, I hadn't hard about this, such a great author
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Re: P, D. James

Postby draclvr » Tue Dec 09, 2014 12:07 pm

Yes, I saw that last week. Such a wonderful author. While down at the Ranch doing the closing one night, I listened to an interview Terry Gross had done with her back in the 1980's... just a wonderful listen, especially with no distractions but the ponies, pigs, ducks and goats!
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Re: P. D. James

Postby Diat60 » Tue Dec 09, 2014 1:21 pm

Which of the television Dalgleishes did you like, Roy Marsden or Martin Shaw? Have to admit I'm not a great fan of Martin Shaw although the George Gently series is pretty good, especially Lee Engelsby.
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Re: P. D. James

Postby Rosaboobie » Tue Dec 09, 2014 1:33 pm

Roy Marsden, although I do like most of the series that Martin Shaw does.
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Re: P. D. James

Postby Jude » Tue Dec 09, 2014 2:19 pm

Yes, I heard. :(
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Re: P. D. James

Postby LadyKestrel » Tue Dec 09, 2014 6:35 pm

I liked Marsden in the part, too, and saw all of the mysteries with him as the star. I saw only one episode with Shaw, then lost track of the new series. I would have watched them, but always had other obligations the nights they were shown.
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