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Crime Science versus Crime Fiction: Exploding the Myths

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday 30 August 6pm-8pm, at the prestigious Royal Society in London. Join Val McDermid, Elly Griffiths, Vaseem Khan, Imran Mahmoud, Professor Ruth Morgan, Professor Richard Wortley, and Barry Forshaw for a truly unique occasion. Crime fiction is the most popular genre in the world. From Sherlock Holmes to CSI, fictional depictions of this good-versus-evil conflict have sought to utilise the latest advances in scientific knowledge. But how closely does crime fiction mirror the realities of police investigation? How far is modern science able…

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