An Evening with Sara Paretsky : Granite Noir 2020
An Evening with Sara Paretsky : Granite Noir 2020
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An Evening with Sara Paretsky : Granite Noir 2020

  • Monday 1 January 0001 - Friday 21 February 2020

  • Music Hall

  • 7pm

  • £11.00

  • Events & Festivals

Granite Noir welcomes the award-winning American author who transformed the crime fiction landscape in 1982, with the creation of private investigator V.I. Warshawski—a smart, sassy, female detective who’s more than a match for Chicago’s criminal element, and who shares her creator’s passion for social justice. Paretsky’s also opened doors for other women, establishing Sisters in Crime, a worldwide organisation promoting the advancement and recognition of women crime writers.

In Shell Game, V.I. helps a friend who’s nephew was linked to a murder case. No sooner has she gotten him out of a jam when her ex-husband’s niece needs help tracking down her missing sister. Soon the PI is following two cold trails into a world of high-stakes theft and Russian mobsters with a blithe disregard for the sanctity of life.

Chaired by Denise Mina.

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