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Dissent of Man

Crime fiction is the new chick-lit, but if you want a real thrill, just follow the true crime stories in the papers

2nd July, 2011

Having spent most of the 1990s churning out chick-lit, Ireland’s writers have turned en masse to another genre to make a few quid: crime fiction

.Even some of our most venerable literary names have taken to penning whodunnits and wearing belted raincoats for their publicity photographs.

However, a couple of things have always mystified me about crime fiction.

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