Every day, up and down the country, hundreds of people come together to discuss books, in front rooms, kitchens, libraries and pubs. Over the last three decades, the book group has become a massive cultural phenomenon. In sheer numbers of people taking part, it’s one of the biggest cultural activities taking place in the UK, […]
The Birdwatcher has been chosen as one of the long listed books for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2017. Very chuffed to be among that line up.
… a short video explaining why I set The Birdwatcher in Dungeness. “I wanted somewhere bleak. Somewhere where the landscape could be as much a character as the people themselves.”
The Birdwatcher video. The house at the end is where I imagined the murder of Bob Rayner to have taken place.
I’ll be chairing the evening with Peter May this Tuesday, 24 January 2017 at 7pm at Waterstones, Kensington, London, when he’ll be talking about easily the best crime novel I’ve read so far this year Cast Iron. Tickets and more information