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Crime Festival At The British Library

Crime Festival At The British Library is an event that took place between 01-Sep-2009 and 15-Sep-2009 in Hyderabad.
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The crime against the genre of crime fiction may be on, with movies like Fox, but books remain a class apart. To revel in some chilling suspense and tense thrillers, head to the Crime Festival at the British Library, which is on from the 1st to the 15th September, between 11am and 7pm everyday. The exhibition is closed on Mondays

The British Library is displaying a range of classic and popular crime fiction novels suitable for all ages. Some of the writers featured at the fest are as follows:

Patricia Highsmith (rule-breaking master of amorality)
Georges Simenon (the Trojan horse of foreign crime-writing)
Agatha Christie (the original queen of crime)
Raymond Chandler (the most profound of pulp writers)
Elmore Leonard (the dickens of Detroit)
Arthur Conan Doyle (creator of the ultimate hero-and-sidekick team)
Ed McBain (thrilling writer of snap-and-crackle dialogue)
James M Cain (godfather of Noir)
Ian Rankin (Edinburgh’s gritty crime laureate)
James Lee Burke (American spinner of bleakly lyrical tales)
P D James (prolific and cerebral grand dame of British crime)
Dashiell Hammett (the man who dragged murder back into the alley)
Jim Thompson (revered creator of corrupt cops and sociopaths )
Cornell Woolrich (tortured pulp novelist known for Rear Window)
Wilkie Collins (godfather of the detective novel),
Francis Iles (pseudonymous writer of radical plots)
Manuel Vasquez Montalban (intellectual gourmand whose fiction mapped Barcelona)
Scott Turow (legal thriller-writer famous for Presumed Innocent)
Colin Dexter (former classics teacher who found fame with Morse)

The festival is open for all. Please 2323-0774 for further details.
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