10 January 2014

Yes it’s a crime & espionage episode where we’ll be featuring master of intrigue and espionage John le Carré; listening from the man behind a new translation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s seminal Crime and Punishment; and Barry Forshaw will be introducing us to two hotly-tipped new crime writers, M. J. Arlidge and Jake Woodhouse.

We'll also be talking to the husband-wife crime-writing duo known as Karen Perry, hearing an extract from best-selling Chinese spy thriller Decoded and catching up with the adventures of the legendary Inspector Maigret. Never before has so much wretched corruption and villainy promised so much entertainment.

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