Tag Archives: Mankell

Sewing the Shadows Together

I first met Alison in Reykjavik at the crime writing festival Iceland Noir in 2014.  I filmed her speaking about her passion for Nordic Noir and crime writing festivals for my research.   I did not know she was a writer then as she never mentioned it so when I met her again at the Newcastle […]

Watching the Detectives

It occurred to me recently, when I was watching David Suchet playing Hercule Poirot, in the last of the Christie books featuring the Belgian detective, that it’s not often that you get to follow a particular character on TV and watch, over a substantial period of time, as he/she ages. As you watch, the lead […]