Tag Archives: Lauren Beukes

Review: Broken Monsters

Lauren Beukes’s novel Broken Monsters opens with a disturbing monologue, followed by police finding the body of a boy from the waist up, attached to the lower half of a deer. With a limited tolerance for horror and graphic violence, I … Continue reading

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Davitt Awards 2014 shortlist

Sisters in Crime Australia yesterday announced its shortlist for its 14th Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women, and I was thrilled to learn that The Dying Beach made this year’s shortlist for Best Adult Novel. It’s the first time a novel of … Continue reading

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Festival: Melbourne Writers Festival 2014

I am delighted to be chairing three crime panels at this year’s Melbourne Writers Festivals and, frankly, it’s an embarrassment of riches. I get to interview David Whish-Wilson and Adrian McKinty and Welsh author John Williams all on the same panel. Then a week … Continue reading

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