(From February 2007). Once again far too much time has elapsed since I last posted, but nevertheless I have been working relentlessly on a new book for publication in 2008.
After the necessary admission that ‘Patron Saint of Thieves’ was… Continue reading
(August 2006). Evidently dissatisfied with the prospect of working on two different books simultaneously, I have started my research for another book, tentively entitled ‘The Night Skater’.
I am currently working on an American-European art theft thriller (Book Number Six),… Continue reading
This blog was originally posted in August 2006, and was entitled 'A Message for Alex'.
Received an e-mail from Alex who asked why, as an Englishman, do I write about America, and how important is it to get the right… Continue reading
(July 2006) Working on the basis of about 10,000 words a week I aim to complete the first draft of a novel in three months or so. A second draft might take another week.
Once complete, a hard copy is… Continue reading
DYING FOR YOUR ART: A BRIEF WORD ON TRUMAN CAPOTE (July 2006)
Some months ago, while trawling through imdb.com, I came across a reference to Philip Seynour Hoffman’s portrayal of Truman Capote in the film ‘Capote’. As is now widely… Continue reading