P.D. James tells us that when she heard Humpty Dumpty fell off a wall, she wanted to know — did he fall or was he pushed? By her own admission, legendary English mystery writer, P.D. James has been interested in death and crime since she was a small girl, turning this morbid fascination into a career spanning 50 years and 20 novels.
She has been decorated with more awards than can be listed here, including the Grand Master Award from Mystery Writers of America (1999), a Diamond Dagger from the British Crime Writer’s Association (1997), six honorary Doctorates, and induction into the International Crime Writing Hall of Fame in 2008.
Explore the mind of a famous mystery writer and learn more about the Dame of the “who done it?” with these nine facts. (more…)