crime fiction

 
Fiction
Fiction
THIS MOURNABLE BODYby Tsitsi Dangamera (Greywolf)
How South Africa's authors make a killing, crime after crime
How South Africa's authors make a killing, crime after crime
WATER MUSIC by Margie Orford (Jonathan Ball) WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE COWLEY TWINS? by Gail Schimmel (Kwela)...
Henning Mankell: Paradise is a fiction of compromise
Henning Mankell: Paradise is a fiction of compromise
I approached my meeting with Henning Mankell, creator of the gloomy Swedish detective Kurt Wallander and thus the man who might be said to have...
Writing it more real than reality could be
Writing it more real than reality could be
Elmore Leonard has long been regarded as the greatest of crime writers, walking all over even Raymond Chandler. But perhaps the time has come to...
Crime doesn't pray in local fiction
Crime doesn't pray in local fiction
The "rainbow nation" of a free and democratic South Africa has to some degree tried to understand and embrace multiculturalism and pluralism of...
From torture to humour
From torture to humour
Random Violence by Jassy Mackenzie (Umuzi),Double Cross by Tracy Gilpin (Black Star Crime),Chameleon by Barbara Erasmus (Book...
Putco condemns burning of buses
Putco condemns burning of buses
Putco on Monday condemned the burning of 22 buses and the damage done to 20 by angry protestors in Moloto Road in KwaMhlanga.
Complex detective builds following
Complex detective builds following
Qiu Xiaolong's complex, harassed Shanghai detective, Inspector Chen, is rapidly building a following in the West and Red Mandarin Dress is...
The serious business of crime
The serious business of crime
Crime novels satisfy many needs: there's a puzzle to be solved; good usually (but not always) triumphs over evil; if the location is exotic, that's...
Cape Town: Inspiration for crime?
Cape Town: Inspiration for crime?
What is it about Cape Town, that beautiful laid-back city, that inspires tough, gritty crime novels featuring drugs, gangs, struggle backstories,...

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