About Amanda Craig

Amanda Craig is a British novelist, short-story writer and critic. Born in South Africa in 1959, she grew up in Italy and read English at Clare College Cambridge. Her sixth novel, Hearts And Minds, was long-listed for the Bailey's Prize...

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Amanda has written an article for The Telegraph about Wilkie Collins, and what Agatha Christie and Mick Herron owe to the inventor of detective fiction. Amanda believes that every writer in the genre is indebted to Collins’s instinct for plotting...

Amanda Craig joins Suzi to talk about her acclaimed new novel ‘The Three Graces’, a witty social comedy with a serious edge set in Tuscany. They discuss elderly heroines, oligarchs, Botticelli, and the impact of the migrant crisis on struggling...

Latest Journalism

Exactly a hundred years ago this October, Dorothy L Sayers published Whose Body? It launched her career as an illustrious author of eleven novels featuring Lord Peter Wimsey that changed the detective genre forever. Sayers was, quite simply, unique. There...

Long before publishing dreamt up the category of Young Adult fiction to try and persuade adult children and childish adults to keep reading, there used to be novels that described what it felt like to be young. Catcher In the...