Today With Sean O Rourke Tuesday 8 October 2013
Death Comes To Pemberley
PD James is widely acknowledged as one of the finest crime writers in the English language.
She waited until she was 40 years of age before bringing her being best known character, policeman and poet, Inspector Dalgleish, to life in 1962 in the novel Cover Her Face.
Inspector Dalgleish has been adapted to film and television in the more than 50 years since his creation, but it is to Jane Austen, whom she incidentally named her second daughter, where PD James turned for inspiration for her latest book, Death Comes to Pemberley, a sequel to the classic Pride and Prejudice.
In honour of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice, Dublin UNESCO City of Literature and the School of English, Trinity College Dublin will host PD James speaking with Irish crime novelist Declan Burke this evening in Trinity.
Good Food: Can you Trust What You are Eating
It you’ve ever wondered what makes a healthy died our next guest may have some of the answers. Is good food a slice of toast and a cup of tea or a bowl of porridge for breakfast? Our parents probably told us that everything in moderation is the healthy way to live.
But there is a more scientific way to eat simply and well, and cut out foods that are high in toxins, according to retired medical doctor John McKenna , who is the author of Good Food, can you trust what you are eating” .