Hauling Like A Brooligan

Stephen Gallagher

A Criminal History

“We look into a world that is not our own, distanced by time, to find a timeless drama of fear and conflict. The historical panorama fascinates but it’s the crime, the crime that drives the tale.” 

From my piece on the use of historical settings in crime novels and thrillers, written for The Weekly Lizard.

You can  read the whole thing here.