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August 22, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • A Criminally Good Day
  • Non-fiction

Dorothy L Sayers Lecture: Crime Fiction – A Readers Guide

Barry Forshaw


Chelmsford Theatre, Fairfield Road
Chelmsford, CM1 1JG
£6 - £8

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Essex Book Festival

Barry Forshaw, the UK’s leading crime fiction expert, examines – in lively detail – how female writers have energised the genre from the Golden Age to the present.

Barry has met most of the key women writers from Patricia Highsmith to Patricia Cornwell and has a fund of fascinating anecdotes.

Barry’s Crime Fiction: A Reader’s Guide covers everything from the beginnings of the genre to current bestselling writers from America, Britain, and all across the world.



Chelmsford Theatre
Fairfield Road
Chelmsford, CM1 1JG
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01245 606505