January 5, 2014

Victoria Lindrea, entertainment reporter for BBC News wrote a recent article entitled “Spin-off, sequel or sell-out?” in which she comments on the spate of literary attempts at writing ‘in the style of’ the masters. Basically, she’s expanding on a post I wrote in September, which I’m sure she read with great attention… But the list…

September 5, 2013

I read today on the BBC website that Sophie Hannah (poet and author of the Zailer and Waterhouse mystery series) has been commissioned by the author’s grandson to write a new crime novel based on Agatha Christie’s immortal (it seems) sleuth Hercule Poirot, probably best known from the television series starring David Suchet. From the…