Nasty, Menacing, Murderous: Protagonists We Love…and Why

I wonder what literary historians will make of the fiction of our times? Dark times often produce light stories.  After World War I, for instance, British crime fiction took a cozy turn.  In contrast, economic prosperity can bring us tales grimly pessimistic.  The year 1949 produced the novel 1984.  The year 2008 gave us The … Continue reading Nasty, Menacing, Murderous: Protagonists We Love…and Why