Talking about Detective Fiction

P.D. James

  • First edition
  • First printing
  • Signed by the author

All signed editions from Topping and Company Booksellers will be wrapped with great care in protective packaging and shipped securely via courier to ensure safe delivery.

Hardcover New and Signed First Edition. Dust jacket is in fine condition.

Talking about the craft of detective writing and sharing her personal thoughts and observations on one of the most popular and enduring forms of literature, P.D. James examines the challenges, achievements and potential of a genre which has fascinated her for more than fifty years as a novelist.

 

  • ISBN 9781851243099
  • Title Talking about Detective Fiction
  • Author P.D. James
  • Publisher The Bodleian Library
  • Imprint The Bodleian Library
  • Binding Hardback
  • Publication date Thursday 1st January 1970
  • Width 12.9cm
  • Height 19.8cm
  • Thickness 1.5cm
  • Weight 310g
  • Number of pages 160

Buy copies

Collect from the bookshop £25

Your book will be available for collection at your chosen bookshop at any time for up to three months. There’s always tea and coffee on the go!

Secure UK delivery £35

Book delivered by secure, insured courier to UK mainland addresses. For international orders, please contact our bookshop in Bath.

Maximum quantities for online orders

Maximum 1 per person. If you would like to order further copies, please contact our bookshop in Bath.

Special prices for collected orders

We like to offer supporters who come in to visit us a specially reduced price. If you’re based further afield, we’ll hold books for up to three months, so you can make a day of it!

Delivery speed and courier details

Orders for delivery are usually sent out within 24 hours, but can take slightly longer when our physical bookshops are very busy. Your books will be dispatched by a secure, insured courier. For urgent orders, please contact our bookshop in Bath.