»I wanted to tell a story on a plantation that held the past and the present at the same time and kind of ask the question of, in the face of tremendous progress, what do we do with this history?«
»I thought, well, instead of having the detective be the same from book to book, which is how most mystery series work, what would happen if one of the other characters was the same from book to book? «
Ariel S. Winter
»I’m actually fine with people categorizing my works in any genre they please. «
»I don’t really read crime fiction.«
Oliver Gettell reports about the L.A. Times Festival of Books and a discussion with four crime fiction authors. Attica Locke (The Cutting Season), Ariel S. Winter (The Twenty-Year Death), Fuminori Nakamura (The Thief) and Chris Pavone (The Expats) on pushing the boundaries of the crime genre. Read more at the Los Angeles Times.
- A Killing in the Hills by Julia Keller
- Vengeance by Benjamin Black
- The Thiefby Fuminori Nakamura
- Safe House by Chris Ewan
Laura Wilson about four new crime novels. Her reviews at guardian.co.uk.
„But be forewarned: Though elegant, The Thief is less a crime novel than a meditation on crime.“
Maureen Corrigan about the The Thief, by Fuminori Nakamura. Her review can be read at washingtonpost.com.