1 November 2016: Today’s crime fiction links

Posted: November 1, 2016 in Uncategorized
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Top 10 Stephen King Stories in Need of an AdaptationStephen King has experienced enormous success seeing his many novels and short stories being brought to life in both cinema and the small screen.

Riley Keough To Venture Under The Silver Lake For A24 Noir PicRiley Keough, star of The Girlfriend Experience and Mad Max: Fury Road, is in final negotiations to venture Under the Silver Lake for A24’s upcomingi-confess-shadows crime noir pic.

Partners in Crime review at Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch – ‘tedious and twee’Agatha Christie remains one of the most popular and exciting authors of crime fiction. But it’s easy to forget that watching Partners in Crime, a new stage adaptation of The Secret Adversary, one of four novels featuring detective duo Tommy and Tuppence, created in association with the Watermill Theatre.

Tack Lecture Investigates German Detective FictionFrom “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” to “True Detective,” detective stories have proliferated our cultural consciousness for years. According to Professor Bruce Campbell, this detective craze in Germany has been clouded by one dark piece of the country’s past: Nazism.

Crime writer Mick Herron: ‘I don’t know my hero’s backstory yet’He was waiting for me in his office. That’s how I remember it. I had known he’d be bitter and jaded, and would run Slough House as if it was his personal fiefdom – “I don’t think of you as a team, I think of you as collateral damage” – but I hadn’t known he’d be so brutal, so adept at probing people’s weaknesses.

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