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  Andrew Nette Jim Nisbet Andrea Noack Regina Nössler Andrea O’Brien Roland Oßwald Andrew Nette I reconciled myself long ago to the fact I will never get to the end of a year without thinking I have not read as much as I should have. That said, I have read some great books this year. Fiction and non-fiction, old books and new, in no particular order, here are my top ten reads for 2018. Red Dragon, Thomas Harris. This year, I read a few bestsellers from the past to see ifRead More

Posted On September 16, 2018By Andrew NetteIn Crimemag, CrimeMag September 2018

Farewell for Peter Corris

He put Australia on the Map A few thoughts on the passing of Peter Corris, the father of modern Australian crime fiction – by Andrew Nette. I suspect a lot of fans of contemporary Oz crime fiction, and more than a few of its current practitioners, may have forgotten or perhaps don’t even know the debt we all owe to Sydney based crime writer Peter Corris, who died 30 August 2018 at the age of 76.  Corris’ debut novel, The Dying Trade, was published in 1980 (something must have been in the water thatRead More
Subkultur, running wild Alf Mayer über ein scharfes Buch von Andrew Nette und Iain McIntyre. Die Sache mit der Jugend, das war mal ganz anders. Teen-Ager, damals noch mit Bindestrich geschrieben, waren die kaum zu domestizierenden Bewohner eines wilden, fremden Planeten. Jugendliche Delinquenten. Eine Gefahr für die Allgemeinheit. „Die Halbstarken“ machten Horst Buchholz 1956 zum Star. Marlon Brandos/ Lazlo Bendeks „The Wild One“ hieß auf Deutsch „Der Wilde“ (1953). „Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against?“, wird Brando darin gefragt. Er antwortet: „What’ve you got?“ Anders als die gehätschelten ThronnachfolgerRead More
Andrew Nette Viet Thanh Nguyen Regina Nössler Ulrich Noller Frank Nowatzki Andrea O’Brien Roland Oßwald Andrew Nette As is the case every year my top ten books for 2017 are a mixture of old and new fiction, as well as non-fiction. In no particular order they are as follows: The Love of a Bad Man, Laura Elizabeth Woollett (Scribe) This is a collection of short stories told from the point of view of real women, all of whom were the lovers and wives of various bad men of history, including CharlesRead More