Death of the Reader

Death of the Reader

Join Flex and Herds as they take you on a Murder Mystery World Tour in Death of the Reader. From classic British puzzles in the Golden Age of Detective Fiction to the weirdest of foreign detective fiction, explore everything in the grizzly world of the 'locked room'. Each week we'll feature academics, authors and more as we trace the influences of the genre around the world.... Show More
July 6, 2020 30 min
We discuss Parts 4 and 5 of The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith AKA J.K. Rowling. As the wild ride comes to an end we see inside a truly twisted psychopathic mind of the killer, and learn just what the definition of insanity really is. Herds is ready to just about lose his mind as he deep dives into the mindset of the Greco-Roman heroes of old, and Flex explains exactly how his mind has been changed from one part to the next. In writing about the cost of fame and fortune, has J.K Rowling finally managed to touch the heart of cold-blooded Flex? Listen in to find out.
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