Jun 15, 2013
We have all been through the "I wanna be a detective" phase while growing up. Some of us never quite got over it, let's admit it.
We have all played for interminable hours, armed with a magnifying glass, scrutinizing every room of the house, careful not to touch anything that could compromise the 'crime scene'.
Various authors, belonging to very different literary genres, such as Kazuo Ishiguro and Maryan Keyes, have used the detective as the main character in their novels to keep us turning the page all night long.
Resolving a crime can be a hero's soul need to justify a dark family history... or spying on a tax payer can help the pretty girl pay the rent at the end of the month.
Everyone is curios to know how the detective job works, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has drove generations of readers through the maze of the human mind and its cold logic rationality.
Look around you, there are clues everywhere, check the drawer, the washing machine and the cars passing by. Too lazy? Ok, you can find inspiration on Pinterest then... but only for 5 minutes! Then come back and tell us what you have found!
By Lisa Agosti