Peter James headlined the Noirwich Crime Writing Festival in 2016 to discuss his book Love You Dead. Here we have an exclusive interview with Peter in which he talks about his work, his inspiration and how digital technology has benefited his writing.
The first in our series of Noirwich Crime Writing Festival 2016 podcasts is from our opening night event with Peter James, 2016 CWA Diamond Dagger winner and author of the detective Roy Grace series.
Barry Forshaw, leading expert on British and European crime fiction and author of Brit Noir, discusses UK crime fiction prior to talking to several key practitioners of the art at Noirwich…
Times change, don’t they? There was a time when the use of a French word such as ‘Noir’ would have seemed pretentious, certainly in the context of crime fiction, but now we crime aficionados use it all the time. It originally became the standard term for something darker and more menacing than the standard detective novel, but now covers (lazily, perhaps) virtually all of the crime genre. Continue reading