30 July 2018

New academic study of Irish crime fiction

Irish Crime Fiction (2018) by Brian Cliff includes chapters on Northern Irish crime fiction, novels set in the Republic, women protagonists, and transnational themes. A preview is available on Palgrave Macmillan's website, where it currently costs €96.29 in hardback or €74.96 for the ebook.

The author is Assistant Professor in the School of English at Trinity College Dublin, and co-organised the Irish Crime Fiction festival in 2013.  His other recent publications include essays on John Connolly and Tana French.