Poll: What is the best crime novel ever?


Silence of the Lambs or Hound of the Baskervilles? Agatha Christie or Raymond Chandler? The Crime Writers’ Association is polling its 600 author members to find the best crime novel ever written to mark its 60th birthday. Now Independent online readers can add their voice in an exclusive poll. The writers will also announce the result of votes to name the best crime writer ever and the best crime series. The results will be revealed at a Crime Writers’ Association “WhoWunnit?” event at Foyles on November 5 followed by a panel of members discussing what the results mean for the future of crime writing. Click here for tickets.