Praise for Declan Burke: “Burke shows again that he’s not just a comic genius, but also a fine dramatic writer and storyteller.” – Booklist. “Proust meets Chandler over a pint of Guinness.” – Spectator. “Among the most memorable books of the year, of any genre.” – Sunday Times. “A hardboiled delight.” – Guardian. “Imagine Donald Westlake and Richard Stark collaborating on a screwball noir.” – Kirkus Reviews. “A cross between Raymond Chandler and Flann O’Brien.” – John Banville.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Event: The Launch of ‘Murder One’ at Hodges Figgis

To launch the forthcoming Dublin-based crime fiction festival Murder One, Sam Blake (right), Catherine Ryan Howard and Dr Bernice Murphy take part in ‘Serial Thrillers’ at Hodges Figgis on September 20th. To wit:
Join the MURDER ONE team for Serial Thrillers, an evening of criminal conversation at Hodges Figgis Bookshop, Dawson Street, at 6.30pm on Thursday 20th September, 2018.
  In 2017, crime fiction overtook general and literary fiction to officially become the biggest selling genre in the book trade. What is it about serial killings, police investigations and tales of domestic suspense that keep us coming back for more? Ahead of Murder One, bestselling Irish crime writers Catherine Ryan Howard and Sam Blake will be in conversation with Dr Bernice Murphy, co-director of the M.Phil in Popular Literature at Trinity College Dublin, in an event that’s sure to thrill all crime fiction fans.
  For all the details about the Murder One festival, clickety-click here

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