Doff your cap. Watch your airs and graces. From the upper-class parlour game (the butler did it) to Get Carter’s working class hero, what does crime fiction tell us about class today?
‘Queen of Gangland Crime’ Kimberley Chambers has been a street trader and a Sunday Times bestseller, Renee Knight explores power and money in The Secretary, William Shaw’s Breen and Tozer books are praised as an ‘elegy for an entire neglected generation’, and the thrillers of Stuart Neville are set around the intersection of class and politics in Northern Ireland.
Natasha Cooper bridges the class divide as Chair.