Crow Court

By Andy Charman

A novel of short stories set in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, in the 19th century.

Thursday, 24 February 2022

Farnham Literary Festival March 7

In  a couple of weeks, I’ll be putting in an appearance at Farnham Literary Festival. I’ll have the wonderful Rachael Kerr introducing and then I’ll be talking about Dorset dialogue, Crows and the end of an era that came with the arrival of railways in rural Dorset. It’s not always easy to describe these topics without sounding like a GCSE exam question on the industrial revolution, so I shall be keeping it light-hearted and focussed on characters and stories. Please come along, the event is on Monday 7 at 7:30 – 8:30 at Farnham Museum. The event is ticketed, but free. Get your tickets here:

Meanwhile, the paperback of Crow Court is now available in shops and has featured in several local magazines and papers—the latest articles are listed below.

Crow Court as Crime
Short article on how and why Crow Court defies the conventions of crime fiction so radically.
Article in Crime Time.

Writing Magazine
Article on writing for yourself and the value of persistence in Writing Magazine.

Crow Court is a Daily Mail "Must Read."
Jane Shilling names Crow Court a 'must-read' paperback.

Crow Court is a Times Crime Club "paperback of the week."
Crow Court is paperback of the week in The Times Crime Club.

Crow Court In Dorset
Crow Court article in the February 2022 issue of the Blackmore Vale magazine.

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Lynne Fairchild
 Lynne Fairchild says:

Andy, the festival sounds like a great opportunity for us to get your uniquely personal view of the story and characters. How exciting! And congratulations on all the well-deserved features on Crow Court, in such a diverse collection of magazines. Blessings!

posted 24th February 2022

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