Rowling never set out to appeal to adults, it was a combination of the strength of her work and the sense at the time that adults could enjoy childish pursuits and entertainment that made that take off in that direction. Similarly, crossover genres tend to start off being marketed quite firmly as one type of book – it’s the audience that picks it up that takes the definition into a different direction. Indeed, the book’s interdisciplinary nature allows it to be of use in classes focussing on politics, bioethics, privacy issues, women’s studies, and any number of additional topics. The single episodes are linked and consolidated through the theme, the motifs, the characters, the settings as well as the time.
I am a big sherlock Holmes fan and am reading the new Holmes novel ‘The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz. I also enjoy reading Elizabeth Chadwick which is historicl … Read More