(Photo: C. Peter Molloy)
As promised in our last issue, here is the second part of the P.D. James interview, in which she discusses with C. Peter Molloy the moral responsibility of the writer. Fans of Baroness James (and based on the response to our last issue, there are many) will be especially pleased to hear her discuss a final novel and the question of Adam Dalgliesh’s salvation.
TAP: You have written on the question of the moral responsibility of the writer. What do you mean by that?
PDJ: Well I think that there is a moral responsibility. I think, first of all, it is a responsibility just to know your standards. For instance, not to write this book