Writer P D James
Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, OBE, FRSA, FRSL (born 3 August 1920), commonly known as P. D. James, is an English crime writer and Conservative life peer in the House of Lords, most famous for a series of detective novels starring policeman and poet Adam Dalgliesh. She is also the author of Children of Men, which was the basis of the feature film of the same name, directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Here she is photographed at her home in London. P.D. James in her study with her life time working partner Joyce McLennan.