Granite Noir: Aberdeen’s crime writing festival | Friday 24 - Sunday 26 February 2017
Discover why choosing the right location for a novel is as important as identifying the killer. Doug Johnstone’s new novel Crash Land is set in Orkney, while Sarah Ward’s A Deadly Thaw takes place in the Peak District.
Both evoke a vivid sense of place as integral to the story as its characters and plot. Johnstone says: “Orkney is tremendously atmospheric, and all the old archaeological sites. . . give a real feeling that the past is absolutely intertwined with the present in everyday life. There’s an innate sense of claustrophobia, that exists on islands that’s hopefully tailor-made for tense and suspenseful writing.” The Financial Times said A Deadly Thaw "bristles with the same persuasive psychological detail and atmosphere that distinguishes Nordic noir.”
Granite Noir Ticket Discounts
Book for 4-7 events: Get 10% off | 8-12 events: Get 15% off | Full Weekend Pass: £90 inc. bf
(Full Weekend Pass excludes High Tea, Workshops, Family events, PPP & film screenings)