April 20, 2015

Finding Trust and Truth In Crime Fiction and Thrillers

Val McDermid explains why crime fiction is "leftwing," thrillers are "rightwing," and that "[w]hen people lose trust in politicians, they need to find it elsewhere. Maybe, because they trust writers to tell some kind of truth buried in the fictions, we’re being listened to in a way we rarely have before. And that’s a scary thought."

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