Table of Contents:
  • You didn't need a reason to kill people, not here : narrative, the North and historical agency
  • The green unpleasant land : the political unconscious of the British troubles thriller
  • And what do you call it? : the thriller and the problematics of home in Northern Irish writing
  • New languages would have to be invented : representations of Belfast and urban space
  • A man could get lost : constructions of gender
  • It's not for the likes of us to philosophize : the pleasures and politics of thrills, or, towards a political aesthetics
  • Travelling with crime novels / by Walter Benjamin
  • On the popularity of the crime novel / by Bertolt Brecht.