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P(hyllis) D(orothy) James

James, P(hyllis) D(orothy) (1920– ), English mystery writer. In her novel Cover Her Face (1962), she created the character of Adam Dalgliesh, Scotland Yard commander. He was also the hero of Death of an Expert Witness (1977) and A Taste of Death (1986). She also introduced Cordelia Gray, a London detective, in An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (1972) and The Skull Beneath the Skin (1982). In 1997 A Certain Justice was published.

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