After the Fire

Excerpt from Henning Mankell’s Novel AFTER THE FIRE…

Excerpt from Henning Mankell’s Novel AFTER THE FIRE… (Translated by Marlaine Delargy) Chapter II I watched as one boat after another disappeared, the sounds of the different engines gradually dying away. I knew who each person was out here in the archipelago. There are two dominant families: the Hanssons and the Westerlunds. Many of them […]

Robert Olen Butler on Writing

Robert Olen Butler on Writing AFG: Tell us how your experiences in the Vietnam War formed your writing? ROB: In 1969, I was caught up in the pre-lottery draft for the Vietnam War and wound up in the Army, first in military intelligence and then in Army language school learning Vietnamese. I studied the language for […]

Agatha Christie at Home

by Hilary Macaskill Mysterycenter has been granted the rights to share some photos from the book “Agatha Christie at Home” by Hilary Macaskill: Agatha Christie at her writing desk, which can be seen in the Drawing Room at Greenway Inner harbour of Brixham – Harbour View Hotel in the background was once the harbour master’s […]