“‘Not guilty?’ ‘we all are’”: the politics of contemporary policing in David Peace’s Red Riding Quartet

Katy Shaw

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Abstract

Through a heady mix of police procedural, revenge tragedy and hard boiled fiction this article examines how and why David Peace's Red Riding Quartet explores connections between reading and detection, appropriating the genre of crime fiction as part of a wider critique of the politics of contemporary policing.
Original languageEnglish
JournalCrimeCulture
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jan 2010

Keywords

  • David Peace Yorkshire Ripper Red Riding Contemporary Novel Literature Policing Crime

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