(Image courtesy of https://nisolo.com/products/oliver-oxford-noir) When I googled Oxford Noir, I found pictures of black shoes. That makes sense I suppose. Then I started wondering what it would take to invent a new subgenre and have it appear on google so that Oxford Noir becomes crime fiction about Oxford, with Graham Dinton being its main exponent.
According to Wikipedia: Cowley Road is an arterial road in the city of Oxford, England, running southeast from near the city centre at The Plain near Magdalen Bridge, through the inner city area of East Oxford, and to the industrial suburb of Cowley. The central shopping is at 51.746°N 1.232°W Cowley Road is also the
Emma regularly meets her long-standing friend Gary in the churchyard near Saint Giles’ church in North Oxford. It is at the northern end of the wide road called St Giles’, where Woodstock Road meets Banbury Road. It happens to be a short walk from her office. The church was built in the 12th and 13th
It’s a good question. She lives in an upstairs flat near the double roundabout in Marston. It’s a fictional house in a pleasant, neat and friendly suburb of Oxford.
I’ve always liked the name Emma for some reason that I can’t explain as I don’t think I’ve ever actually known an Emma. To me, it has a sound of someone in her thirties, and it has a literary pedigree from Jane Austen. Not that Emma Hawkins is much like Emma Woodhouse at first sight,
Yes, it’s finally here. My novel! Please take a look at your local Amazon site or click this link: Held to Ransom Here’s my author page: Graham Dinton
To restart this blog after such a long, long absence. Watch this space.