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S.J. Parris

Entries by S.J. Parris

Why Sherlock Holmes Beats CSI Any Day

(9) Comments | Posted March 8, 2010 | 3:11 PM

It's forensics and DNA that have caused all the trouble. Time was, anyone could solve a murder in a detective novel, which meant just about anybody could have a go at writing one. Your detective could be an effete aristocrat like Lord Peter Wimsy or a bohemian intellectual with a...

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Why We Can't Get Enough of the Tudors

(0) Comments | Posted December 15, 2009 | 2:43 PM

What is it with those Tudors? Showtime is gearing up for the fourth and final series of the epic Henry VIII drama this coming spring; the most prestigious book prize in Britain, the Man Booker, has just been won by Hilary Mantel's "Wolf Hall", a fictional life of Henry's fixer,...

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