Crime Writers' Association

Connections

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Friends, Associates P. D. James
Her friends and colleagues included people in Scotland Yard, forensic scientists, lawyers, and politicians (for example, the former Prime Minister John Major and his wife Norma ). She was a member of the Detection Club
Occupation Antonia Fraser
AF 's public work continued after her second marriage. She chaired the Crime Writers' Association , and became in 1984 a founding trustee of the Authors' Foundation . When she retired as a trustee she...
Reception Margery Allingham
The review in British Book News noted the psychological depth of this novel was unusual for MA , but not wholly new, in that she had already experimented with this kind of exploration in The...
Reception Patricia Highsmith
In England the book was on the best-seller list. It received the Silver Dagger Award from the Crime Writers Association of England in the year of publication as the best foreign crime novel of the...
Reception P. D. James
The Crime Writers' Association awarded PDJ a Diamond Dagger for her contribution to the field of mystery writing.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
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British Council Film and Literature Department, in association with Book Trust. Contemporary Writers in the UK.
Reception P. D. James
Reviewers warmly praised the novel. It won James a Silver Dagger from the Crime Writers' Association , and an Edgar from the Mystery Writers of America .
Gidez, Richard. P. D. James. Twayne, 1986.
chronology
Critic Richard Gidez calls it the traditional...
Reception P. D. James
The Black Tower won a Silver Dagger from the Crime Writers' Association . Since it focused on Dalgliesh's personal struggles with illness more than on his detection, it is more personal than most of James's...
Reception P. D. James
It received a Booker Prize nomination, a Silver Dagger from the Crime Writers' Association , and Best Novel from the Mystery Writers of America .
Priestman, Martin. “P. D. James and the Distinguished Thing”. On Modern British Fiction, edited by Zachary Leader, Oxford University Press, 2002, pp. 234 -57.
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British Council Film and Literature Department, in association with Book Trust. Contemporary Writers in the UK.
Reception Josephine Tey
Longer-term opinion has mostly sided with The Daughter of Time. In 1990 the Crime Writers' Association voted it the best crime novel ever written.
Underhill, Evelyn. Worship. Harper, 1957.
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Textual Production P. D. James
PDF's short story Moment of Power, a tale of illicit sexual passion and power over life and death, won first prize in a Crime Writers' Association contest sponsored by Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.
Gidez, Richard. P. D. James. Twayne, 1986.
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Textual Production Ruth Rendell
RR published A Demon in My View, a novel about psychopathic violence, which the following year won a Gold Dagger Award from the Crime Writers' Association .
Binyon, T. J. “Criminal proceedings”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 3890, p. 1260.
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Benstock, Bernard, and Thomas F. Staley, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 87. Gale Research, 1989.
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Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research, 1981.
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Textual Production Ruth Rendell
RR published The Tree of Hands, a novel for which she received that year a Silver Dagger Award from the Crime Writers' Association .
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
(24 October 1984): 10
Benstock, Bernard, and Thomas F. Staley, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 87. Gale Research, 1989.
323
Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research, 1981.
52: 369
Textual Production Ruth Rendell
RR published Live Flesh, a novel for which she received that year's Gold Dagger Award from the Crime Writers' Association .
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop.
Benstock, Bernard, and Thomas F. Staley, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 87. Gale Research, 1989.
324
Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research, 1981.
52: 369
Textual Production Ruth Rendell
RR , as Barbara Vine, published A Fatal Inversion, for which she received that year a Gold Dagger Award from the Crime Writers' Association .
Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research, 1981.
52: 369, 370
Klein, Kathleen Gregory, editor. Great Women Mystery Writers: Classic to Contemporary. Greenwood, 1994.
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