Crime, quantum, steampunk, cyberpunk ... so many genres, so little time

They may not be Booker candidates and they contain no real surprises, but that’s the beauty of genre novels

04 November 2020 - 20:24

Give me solid crime fiction, an epic family saga or an easy beach read and I’ll be happy for days. I know what I’m going to get — more or less. 

When I read one of those novels I am less likely to toss the book across the room in anger because it ended badly or was open-ended, with several storylines not tied up or a number of aspects left unexplained. ..

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