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Monday, September 7 2009

The Demon of Dakar by Kjell Eriksson

Kjell Eriksson shows us that when a genre novel tries to develop ideas above and beyond its confines without mastering the basics of the genre first, a real mess ensues.


Tuesday, September 11 2007

The Engagement by Georges Simenon

It is a mark of Simenon's artistry that he can devise so compelling a tale out of such unappealing material.


Wednesday, July 18 2007

New England White by Stephen L. Carter

New England White delves into the secrets of race, culture, morality and murder in a university town.


Tuesday, July 17 2007

Blaze by Richard Bachman

Calamity follows lonely, brain-damaged Clayton Blaisdell Jr. in Blaze, written 30 years ago.


Friday, June 29 2007

Killing’s not the key to these Swedish novelists

the aftermath of murder is what absorbs these writers


Thursday, March 22 2007

Christine Falls by Benjamin Black

Man Booker Prize-winner John Banville offers his first crime novel.


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