Bloody Scotland – The Tour! An interesting and detailed blog piece by our friend Andy about a follow up event in Edinburgh tonight, mainly Tartan Noir with a hint of Nordic! Tak Andy!
Bloody Scotland On Tour: Waterstones West End, Edinburgh, 25 November 2013
A 6pm start for this evening’s event and a walk the length of Edinburgh’s second most famous street, Princes Street (it seems appropriate when blogging about a literary event to once again query why “Princes Street” doesn’t have an apostrophe in it) to see an event about ‘Tartan Noir’ should be very appropriate at this time of year, with how early the darkness engulfs Scotland’s capital in November. The eeriness of structures like the magnificent Scott’s Monument and the castle looming over the city centre should put us in exactly the right mood for a discussion about crime. Sadly, this is not the case, as Edinburgh is using enough electricity to power a small country with the, what seems to be earlier every year, Christmas lights. People who know me will be aware that I am very prone to…
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