Cover her Face by P. D. James
Hardback Collector's Edition
New and Unread
Meet the dark and brooding Dalgliesh in Faber's newest and most beautiful Collectors' Edition yet - and read the novel that launched P.D. James's career as the world's pre-eminent crime writer.
This Collectors' Edition is sewn by hand and then quarter-bound in cloth, also by hand, in Yorkshire. With a first impression of just 300, each copy is finished with printed endpapers, head and tail bands and a ribbon marker.
From P.D. James, one of the masters of British crime fiction, comes the debut novel that introduced Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh. Set against the English countryside, Cover Her Face is a classic murder mystery filled with James's trademark plot twists, intrigue, and suspense.
About the Author:
P. D. James (1920-2014) was born in Oxford and educated at Cambridge High School for Girls. From 1949 to 1968 she worked in the National Health Service and subsequently in the Home Office, first in the Police Department and later in the Criminal Policy Department. All that experience was used in her novels. She was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the Royal Society of Arts and served as a Governor of the BBC, a member of the Arts Council, where she was Chairman of the Literary Advisory Panel, on the Board of the British Council and as a magistrate in Middlesex and London. She was an Honorary Bencher of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. She won awards for crime writing in Britain, America, Italy and Scandinavia, including the Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Award and The National Arts Club Medal of Honor for Literature (US). She received honorary degrees from seven British universities, was awarded an OBE in 1983 and was created a life peer in 1991. In 1997 she was elected President of the Society of Authors, stepping down from the post in August 2013.
Format: Hardback Collector's Edition
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