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»I really do think people live their life in two worlds«, he says. »People spend a portion of their lives in an inner life. Isn’t that what every artist does—bring their inner landscape out?«

Joe Hill

NOS4RA2 by Joe Hill is a horror/dark fantasy novel, Amy Goldschlager says. Her review of the novel, which you might can see as a rewrite of the horror novel It by Hill’s father Stephen King, you will find at Kirkus Reviews.

»Whatever the reason, if Scots are so „chirpy,“ as Edinburgh’s Scotsman newspaper put it, why is there such grisly violence and deep psychological distress in their crime fiction? And why is crime fiction this bonnie land’s favorite genre to begin with?«

Lloyd Sachs

Answers to this questions are coming from four of the top practitioners of Tartan Noir. Lloyd Sachs talked with Denise Mina, Val McDermid, Ian Rankin and Stuart MacBride about the dark side of Scotland. His essay you will find at the Printers Row at the Chicago Tribune.