The Reluctant Investigator - Frank Lean Reviews
Description:ISBN 0749321806 / Author: Frank Lean / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Billy Fox has disposed of 14 women and gruesome evidence provides an open-and-shut case. However, when David Cunane is employed to research Billy's true life story, he discovers that nothing is what it seems. ... more
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by - written on 23/10/07 (Very useful, 104 readings)
There should always be a distinct line drawn between True Crime and Crime Fiction. One is based on the truth, whilst the other comes from the imagination of the author. Personally I find the idea of true crime novels to be slightly depressing, I don’t want to read an account of how Harold Shipman killed over 100 old woman, or how Rose and Fred West lured young women to their deaths. Fiction is a means of escape and although some books may be graphic in nature you at least know that these things are not real. This can not be said of books on real killers – if you read too many of them you many never leave your house. So what about a fiction book that tries to set ... Read the complete review
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