Crime novelist PD James dies aged 94

British crime writer PD James has died at the age of 94. She has been praised for bringing realistic modern characters to the classical detective story.

PD James, Baroness James of Holland Park, died peacefully on Thursday at her home in Oxford, southern England, publisher Faber & Faber said.
The English mystery writer penned some 20 books during her lifetime, and was perhaps best known for her popular series of detective novels featuring policeman and poet Adam Dalgliesh. Many of her crime stories were turned into films or television programs screened in the United States and Britain.
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