DC Simon Waterhouse is my new literary crush. It’s like if Sherlock Holmes decided to marry a woman (that he worked with) and then realized, “Oh yeah, I am a socially dysfunctional, genius detective and this is all a bit weird and how do I handle the sex stuff?”
Sophie Hannah on her new novel The Monogram Murders, starring Agatha Christie’s famous detective Hercule Poirot.
It’s publication day for the new Hercule Poirot mystery, which is getting rave reviews, including a star from LJ. Sophie Hannah writes a terrific essay on why she accepted the challenge of resurrecting Agatha Christie’s Belgian sleuth.