»Casino Royale might even have been regarded as not just a classic Bond film, but as a classic thriller.«
Ian Fleming‘s James Bond novel Casino Royale was first published on April 13 1953 and there is an intriguing tale behind the original screenplay of the 007 film adaptation. Jeremy Duns tells the story – at The Telegraph.
- Petite Mort by Beatrice Hitchman
- Gone Again by Doug Johnstone
- The Quickening by Julie Myerson
- We Are Here by Michael Marshall
- the Catch by Tom Bale
New Thrillers in a review roundup by John O’Connell. His view about new books by Beatrice Hitchman, Doug Johnstone, Julie Myerson, Michael Marshall and Tom Bale you can read at The Guardian.
Video | What is a thriller? Answers by Jon Land, James Grady, Brian Freemantle, Stephen Coonts, and Carl Hiaasen. By Open Road Integrated Media.
»While a time-honored formula and an intriguing résuméwill draw us into a suspense novel, they aren’t enough to make us stay put. The Accomplice turns out to be of those thrillers in which insider knowledge is sprinkled like particulate matter in a story that is otherwise as flat as Washington tap water.«
Maureen Corrigan about the thriller The Accomplice by Charles Robbins. Her review at The Washington Post.
- Live By Night by Dennis Lehane
- Elijah’s Mermaid by Essie Fox
- The Guard by Peter Terrin
- Young Philby by Robert Littell
John O’Connell about four new thrillers in his thrillers roundup at guardian.co.uk.
“The Kindle and other e-reading device are a huge opportunity for writers. But they are not just about new ways of distributing our work to readers – although that is what most writers have concentrated on so far. They are also an opportunity to tell stories in a new way.”
Matt Lynn (and his publisher) about a new way of storytelling. His view at huffingtonpost.co.uk.
“Er erzählt unkompliziert, stringent und rasant.” Dieter Wunderlich bespricht auf seiner Internetseite den Roman Der Federmann von Max Bentow.
Nein, es geht nicht um “einen wirklich realitätshaltigen Thriller gewissermaßen auf Südafrika-Wirklichkeitsniveau”. dpr hat das Exposé für einen sehr deutschen Thriller an eine Frau Gesine geschickt. Den Plot verrät er bei wtd – nur den Mörder nicht. Gewiefter Bursche! Bleibt einem nur noch das Kanzlerinnen/Heinrich-Heine-Wort “Deutschland – das sind wir selber”.