In 1985, the Mystery Writers of Japan
(plus "508 people who love mystery novels") assembled two separate lists of the 100 best mystery novels
: one each for the books of the East and West. A revised list came out in 2012. Both Western lists are remarkable for their comparative lack of overlap with the "100 best" lists produced by the American
mystery writers associations. The Eastern lists are remarkable for the fact that fewer than a quarter of their entries have been translated into English. [more inside]
posted by Iridic
on Jul 18, 2014 -
"You're going nowhere, son. Just you, me ad the walls. So wipe that bloody grin off before it's shot off, and don't slouch. You toe rag. You
bin. Pay attention when I break you. And break you I will, boy. You're in my manor, now."
Buck up! It's Terry Finch's THE REPRISALIZER!
Follow Bob Shuter
, whose mission of reprisal against his brother's killers, their families, associates, progeny and property takes him across the desolate wasteland of 70s Britain, primarily Kent AKA FINCHLAND
. Finch, writer of The Reprisalizer and DRAW!
, the cowboy whose name means death, is soon to be the subject of a major motion picture
from Matthew Holness, creator of Garth Marenghi's Darkplace
posted by Artw
on Dec 13, 2011 -