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Granite Noir:

No Escape

Chaired by Theresa Talbot

  • Lemon Tree


Granite Noir: No Escape

Three stories surrounded by water, mystery and suspicion. Alice Clark-Platt’s luxury Malaysian resort surrounded by pristine sea and beautiful jungle, may seem the perfect escape but there’s tension brewing. In After the Silence, by Louise O Neill, can a true crime documentary expose the real truth of an island murder? In Tom Watson’s Metronome we meet Aina and Whitney who have been in exile on an island for a crime they committed together – as secrets and suspicions reveal themselves, can they escape?

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About the authors

Alice Clark-Platts

Alice Clark-Platts is a former human rights lawyer who worked at the UN International Criminal Tribunal in connection with the Rwandan genocide and on cases involving Winnie Mandela and Snoop Dogg. She is the author of THE FLOWER GIRLS, and the police procedurals BITTER FRUITS and THE TAKEN, the latter of which was shortlisted for the Best Police Procedural in the Dead Good Reader Awards 2017. Her work was included in Deadlier: 100 of the Best Crime Stories Written by Women, selected by Sophie Hannah

Louise O Neill

Louise O’Neill is the feminist powerhouse and outspoken voice for change whose novels Only Ever Yours and Asking for It helped to start important conversations about body image and consent. Asking for It won Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards 2015 and stayed in the Irish Top Ten fiction chart for over a year. Only Ever Yours won Newcomer of the Year at the Irish Book Awards and the Bookseller YA Prize. Film/TV rights have been optioned on both books. Louise lives and works in West Cork, Ireland. She contributes regularly to Irish TV and radio and has a weekly column in the Irish Examiner.

Tom Watson

Tom Watson is a graduate of the Creative Writing MA at the University of East Anglia, where he was the recipient of the Curtis Brown Prize. Metronome, his debut novel, was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, and his short fiction has been shortlisted for the Bristol Short Story Prize and awarded runner-up for the Seán Ó Faoláin Prize. He lives in London.

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