Val McDermid

Standard Name: McDermid, Val


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Anthologization Hilary Mantel
Intertextuality and Influence Jane Austen
The major novels have been repeatedly dramatised and filmed; the BBC has had great success with videos and DVDs of all six. They and the unfinished novels have been almost equally material for sequels, prequels...
Literary responses Josephine Tey
Later crime writer Val McDermid discovered this novel, her first by Tey, as a revelation: modern, nuanced, unformulaic, it was unlike its contemporaries but in tune with some successors, like Patricia Highsmith and Ruth Rendell
Reception Susan Ferrier
For most of the month of January 2018, crime-writer Val McDermid , under the auspices of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, created a city-wide project called New Year's Resurrection consisting of scenes, at twelve sites...
Reception Ruth Rendell
Some commentators, like Joan Smith and Val McDermid , feel that her consummate artistry was insufficiently appreciated, either because of her gender, or her prolific output, or because she is typecast as a writer of...


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