Crime writer Ed Chatterton - participation in Q&A session
Crime writer, Ed Chatterton, participated in a Q&A session for students of criminology enrolled on Professor Barry Godfrey's 'Representing 19th Century Offenders'. Ed was born in Liverpool is the author of 'A Dark Place to Die' and 'Down Among the Dead Men', stories of crime partly set in Liverpool. He answered questions on the role of true crime in informing authors of fictional crime, his research processes in developing his novels and the importance of Liverpool as the setting of his novels. He provided insight into the relationship between real and fictional crime, and the reasons we are fascinated by criminals and criminal behaviour.