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John Banville Hits Out At Violent Crime Dramas On Television

Posted at 8:37AM Wednesday 21 May 2014

The Booker prize-winning author John Banville, who has killed off at least his fair share of fictional creations when writing under his crime novelist pseudonym of Benjamin Black, has hit out at violent crime dramas on television, saying that a murdered human is a "tragic thing", and that "crime writers have a duty to observe this".

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