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Christopher Fowler
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When I started writing seriously in the late 1970s, thrillers about the supernatural were riding a huge wave of popularity. Stephen King's slim volume, 'Carrie' (which showed he was a brilliant conceptualist and could write succinctly, if not elegantly) was a wonderful idea improved by the fortuitous arrival of director Brian de Palma, whose screen version is both populist and experimental. It…
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Last week I had lunch in an Argentinian restaurant in Barcelona with the Sherlockian society. That may sound rather an esoteric thing to do, but within the context of the city's 'Freak Zone' it seemed a rather wonderful way to spend the afternoon, munching empanadas and wondering what Holmes got up to Europe. It turns out that thanks to writers Sergio Colomino Ruiz and Jordi Palome Garcia we now…
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