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The 'Sinister Foreigner'

Phil Rickman asks if crime writers are failing to reflect reality by not using foreign or ethnic minority characters as antagonists.

Phil Rickman asks whether crime writers are failing to reflect reality by not featuring foreign characters or ethnic minorities as the bad guy or sinister character.
Mark Billingham's latest novel 'Love Like Blood' tackles the difficult topic of so-called honour killings.
Monmouthshire-based police officer turned author Matt Johnson tackles east European gangs and the sex slave industry with his second novel 'Deadly Game'.
Philip Gwynne Jones from Swansea sets his British stranger-in-a-strange-land novel 'The Venetian Game' in the city he now calls home.

28 minutes

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  • Level 42

    Something About You

    • Level Best - Level 42.
    • Polydor.

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