All posts by David Whish-Wilson

Posted On Mai 1, 2020By David Whish-WilsonIn Crimemag, CrimeMag Mai 2020

David Whish-Wilson: Black Mirror #covid-19

There are some obvious advantages to living in the world’s most isolated capital city (Perth), where the nearest equivalent capital is some two thousand kilometres away, across a land barrier of largely unpopulated desert. Because of Australia’s close economic and social connections to China, our national government acted early to close borders and introduce mandatory quarantine. Our state government followed suit, announcing with some glee that Western Australia was now ‘its own country’ (this glee harks back to an earlier 1930’s referendum, where Western Australians voted to secede from theRead More

Posted On Mai 17, 2016By David Whish-WilsonIn Crimemag, Primärtext

Essay: David Whish-Wilson: Salt Boy

Salt Boy ‘Entitlement 1’ Salt and stainless steel. 155 cm tall. Bathers Beach, Fremantle/ Western Australia. In der CrimeMag-Reihe „crime fiction from down under“ darf David Whish-Wilson nicht fehlen. Mit nur zwei Kriminalromanen – „Line of Sight“ (2010) und „Zero at the Bone“ (2013) – hat er sich einen ausgezeichneten Ruf erworben. „Old Scores“, sein drittes Buch mit dem desillusionierten Ex-Polizisten Frank Swann, erscheint in Oktober 2016 in Australien. Seine in Perth spielenden, scharf geschliffenen und elegant-kühlen Hardboiled-Romane lesen sich, wie Chandler über Los Angeles geschrieben hätte, wäre er einRead More