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  • PD James’ leisurely murder mystery

    The Private Patient by PD James This is an Adam Dalgliesh mystery where the Scotland Yard detective enters late into the story. And even then Commander Dalgliesh hardly occupies centrestage. The focus keeps shifting from one character to another. His subordinates, Kate Miskin and Francis Benton-Smith, duly get their turn in the spotlight as do […]

  • PD James and The Lighthouse

    I just finished reading PD James’ latest mystery, The Lighthouse, which came out last year. And I must admit I am a little disappointed. Not that I would have missed it for anything in the world. PD James is too good a writer to ever really let down her readers. The writing is as assured […]