Andea Camilleri’s The Potter’s Field (an Inspector Montalban mystery) is the winner of the Crime Writer Association’s International Dagger. The short list has mysteries set in Sweden, Norway, Italy and South Africa. The new talent is Maurizio de Giovanni with an intriguing sounding story set in fascist Italy.
It’s pseudo-science and classifiable as torture but Indian police investigators just won’t give up on the use of sodium pentothal in criminal investigations.
‘We need to talk about narcoanalysis’, Sriram Lakshman, The Hindu, May 2, 2007:
‘Perpetuation of a forensic myth’,V.V. Pillai, The Hindu, May 13, 2007: