When the history of late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century literatures is written, there’ll be a paragraph on ‘the crime fiction boom’, or fad, or free-for-all. Everyone is having as go at it, telly is still mad for it and some are making a killing from it. John Lincoln is the pen-name of John Williams, author […]
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The Golden Orphans

No one in this spy-themed page turner is quite what he or she seems, as a myriad of plot twists and characters lead a failing artist into the mystery of the ‘golden orphans’: John Barnie investigates

PUBLISHED ON: 27/07/18


The narrator of The Golden Orphans (he is never identified by name) is an artist who has outlived his promise – he hasn’t sold a painting in four year …

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