British Crime Fiction Awards (Part 2): Theakston’s Old Peculier Shortlist 2017

Crime fiction awards do not get the same amount of coverage as their literary siblings The Man Booker Prize and The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, but Britain’s CWA Dagger Awards and Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year make a noteworthy attempt to trigger the interest in crime fiction.

In my previous post, British Crime Fiction Awards (Part 1), you can get acquainted with the CWA Dagger Awards and get a glimpse at this year’s longlist for the Gold and International Dagger. In part 2 I’d like to introduce that other British crime fiction award, the Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year.

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