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Jane Rosenthal Reviews Apocalypse Now Now, Water Music and Whatever Happened to the Cowley Twins?

Apocalypse Now NowWater MusicWhatever Happened to the Cowley Twins?

Verdict: carrots

While some of us can barely bring ourselves to turn on the news for fear of more horrendous murders and rapes being reported, crime fiction is flourishing. Why this is is frequently debated.

Scholarly articles have been written by Leon de Kock inter alia punting crime fiction as South Africa’s new political novel. And recently De Kock also examined, in a SLiPnet article, why the limitations of the genre are an appropriate response to the horrors of the subject matter.

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