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Posted On August 1, 2020By Sulari GentillIn Crimemag, CrimeMag August 2020

Sulari Gentill: Our Training for Crisis

How crime fiction prepares us for defiance Fiction is often said to allow the reader to visit a different world, a place or time outside their own reality.  It offers escape: the opportunity to experience another life. Crime fiction is not so concerned with creating new worlds.  It takes the reader instead to a different situation, often one of life and death.  It leads the reader from their place of safety and mundane comfort, into one of crisis and emergency and danger, where decisions are about physical preservation and moral principle. That isRead More