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Maxim Jakubowski

Maxim Jakubowski is the director of the South Bank’s Crime Scene (a thriller-writing festival in July), owner of Murder One, the thriller bookshop in Central London and himself a writer of erotic literature.
Thou Shalt Not Kill

Who better than a thriller writer to explore the sixth commandment?

Sara Paretsky launched her new book Fire Sale, which takes V I Warshawski – one of the most complex, compelling characters in modern crime fiction – back to the neighbourhood where she grew up, a place she would rather never have returned to. One of the world’s leading crime writers discussed with Maxim Jakubowski a career dependent on unnatural deaths.