Sacred Games, by Vikram Chandra is a lush, rich story that spills out of the pages, soaking the reader in the culture of India, its earthy smells, complex tastes, fierce loves, corruption, bribery, murder, blood and death.Categories: Reviews
McEwan is the master of the one moment that can change a life utterly. In this short novel, set in July, 1962, Edward and Florence, having just been married, contemplate the consumption of their marriage, she in disgust and both of them in terror.Categories: Reviews
The Times has posted Ian Rankin's forward to the new Rough Guide to Crime Fiction. Good stuff.
I continue to find the crime novel the perfect vehicle for an unflinching discussion of contemporary issues. After all, the detective has an “all-areas pass” to every aspect of the contemporary urban scene, and this is a way for the crime writer to take the reader into forbidden territoryCategories: buzz
Van Rooy, a Winnipeg crime novelist, won the 2006 Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book and has been nominated for the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer.Categories: Interview
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