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Festival focus day: Murder they Wrote

Saturday 21 June 2014, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York

Detectives and spies have always captured and enthralled the British public imagination. We are compelled to read between our fingers stories of murder and espionage, intrigued as to how the often idiosyncratic detective or spy orders the evidence to bring terrifying chaos to order.

Join us for a day of interviews and talks on the history and future of thrillers with some of the world’s most exciting writers.

Anthony Horowitz in conversation

10.30am to 11.30am

Shaken and Stirred: From The Moonstone to Moonraker

12.15am to 1.15pm


1.15pm - 2.30pm

The cafe will be open for refreshments.

Watching the Detectives

2.30pm to 4pm

Higson on Higson: The Fast Show to Young Bond

5pm to 6pm