'Murder on Wheels' a new James Bond novel by Anthony Horowitz
— Alison Flood
» «Bond liked fast cars and he liked driving them,» Ian Fleming, a man similarly inclined, wrote in 1954’s Live and Let Die.
Now, 60 years on, an unpublished story by the late author in which James Bond takes on the Russians and gets involved in a Formula One race, is to form the basis for a new 007 novel by Anthony Horowitz.«
Murder on Wheels: Anthony Horowitz will adapt from an original Ian Fleming treatment a new novel. Alison Flood reports at theguardian.com.
»Yes, it is a great story. (…) And, no, I will not attempt to do justice to William Shakespeare, nor the story. I will simply take what I find of use and write my own story. And, yes, I will have the nerve to call it Macbeth.«
Norwegian thriller writer Jo Nesbø joins authors including Anne Tyler and Margaret Atwood writing fresh versions of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Alison Flood reports at The Guardian.
»Alaric Hunt, a convicted murderer who has been jailed since 1988, pieced together a vision of the outside world gleaned from episodes of Law and Order and novels to write a serial killer thriller that would go on to win him both a literary award and a publishing deal, the New York Times has reported.«
Alaric Hunt’s Cuts Through Bone received $10,000 prize from the Private Eye Writers of America, and a publishing deal. Alison Flood reports at The Guardian.