Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Cozy No More
When one thinks of British mysteries, images of quaint little villages, older ladies and gentleman as the amateur sleuth and bloodless crimes usually come to mind right away. But according to Publisher's Weekly, the traditional British mystery is getting a makeover. As mentioned in the article "the noir traditions set down by Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett made their way across the Atlantic, seeping into the consciousness of a new generation of U.K. crime writers."