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Mystery Book Club

Mystery Book Club

Calling all Mystery Lovers. 

Whether you like your detectives hard- or soft-boiled, professional or amateur, join us each month as we delve into a different mystery novel.

This month's title:

"The Lighthouse" by P. D. James.

Related LibGuide: Find Your Next Book by Fairfax County Public Library (FCPL)

Date:
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Chantilly Meeting Room
Library Branch:
Chantilly Regional Library
Categories:
Book Group
Audience:
  Adults  
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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."

You can learn more about the author on her website.

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