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Depeschen mit dem Leitwort Apple Tree Yard

  • The Red Road by Denise Mina
  • Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty
  • Cold Hearts by Gunnar Staalesen
  • Unfaithfully Yours by Nigel Williams

Writer Andrew Taylor about four new crime novels. His reviews of new books by Denise Mina, Louise Doughty, Gunnar Staalesen and Nigel Williams you will find at The Spectator.

»Doughty, like Zoë Heller, Rachel Cusk and Tessa Hadley, drops sharp, shiver-inducing insights, like winter raindrops, on every page.«

Leyla Sanai

Piercing and potent? Guilty as charged: Leyla Sanai about Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty. Her review at The Independent.

»Women’s credibility in court is still judged on their sexual history. (…) When Hilary Mantel read Apple Tree Yard she said it’s about the fine line that women tread and the price you pay for stepping over it. The price you pay for being extreme.«

Louise Doughty

Helen Brown talks to author Louise Doughty about her psychological thriller Apple Tree Yard and the double standards still applied to women. Read more at The Telegraph.