Peter Tickler Talks Violence and Unlawful Deaths

peter ticklerHow violent do you like your unlawful deaths to be? That is the question which crime fiction authors and readers have to ask themselves.

Or perhaps I should pose the question differently: ‘how graphic do you like your unlawful deaths to be?’ A woman being poisoned is not obviously violent, but if the writer takes you inside the victim’s head as the agony of the poison strikes home, then the intrinsic violence of that death becomes more unavoidable for the reader.

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