Lord of the reads: +2290
Great stuff – sounds like a very enjoyable and interesting weekend. Really intriguing question about whether it is easier to write crime fiction or other genres…I’d imagine any plot that involves lots of twists and turns and keeping the reader guessing is hard and involves some detailed advance planning, but then this isn’t exclusive to crime fiction. Any thoughts?
Banville really caused a stir with that comment (if you can say getting the Guardian books blog hot and bothered is causing a stir) – you can read his response
or, better yet, the comments on an article critising his (alleged) stance