Emerald Noir: The Rise of Irish Crime Fiction

Emerald Noir: The Rise of Irish Crime Fiction
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Summary

Novelist Val McDermid explores the surge in interest in crime fiction in Ireland, investigating the ways violence and economic conditions on both sides of the border have informed the genre - particularly its villains. She explores the works of authors including Tana French, Eoin McNamee, Ruth Dudley Edwards, Staurt Neville and Declan Hughes, and Crime Always Pays blogger Declan Burke provides a tour of Dublin locales featured in their tales.

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Producer Robyn Read
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