The Mystery Novel

5 Jul

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One Response to “The Mystery Novel”

  1. Joseph M. Erhardt July 8, 2016 at 10:27 am #

    LOL! Sue Grafton is turning about the meme that writing “mainstream” or “literary” fiction is the acme of the craft.

    Generally, I think that literary fiction is about life, and genre fiction is about adventure. If you’ve had enough of life for a while, you want genre. And I guess–though I don’t know how to verify this–if you’ve had enough of adventure, you want to read something about life.

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