01 June 2013

Crime continued

I do agree that a badly written crime novel is not worth reading. It is important that all the facts are correct and that the actual storyline rings true, but, of course, this is the case with any kind of novel, not just crime novels. I wonder if the deluge of crime novels is not simply a reflection of today's 'quick thrill' society? Perhaps the quality of the thrill is not that important for a lot of people; after all, there will be a new thrill just around the corner, and another one and another one...