Crime/Horror

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A Single Crime isn’t Enough – The Detective Game: Ibrahim Al Marzooqi & Noha Daoud

A Single Crime isn’t Enough – The Detective Game: Ibrahim Al Marzooqi & Noha Daoud

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 19:30-20:30Venue: Al Amwaj I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 144 
AED 60
How will we find out ‘whodunnit ’? Don’t worry! With the help of crime fiction ... Read More
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Agatha Christie & the Golden Age of Crime Fiction: Lucy Worsley & Ragnar Jónasson

Agatha Christie & the Golden Age of Crime Fiction: Lucy Worsley & Ragnar Jónasson

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 20:30-21:30Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 167 
AED 60
Agatha Christie remains one of the great influences on modern crime fiction, sti... Read More
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Catriona Ward: The Making of a Monster

Catriona Ward: The Making of a Monster

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 15:00-16:00Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 9, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 152 
AED 60
Catriona Ward had a spectacular breakthrough in 2021 with her literary thriller ... Read More
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Constructing the Consummate Thriller: Greg Mosse & Ragnar Jónasson

Constructing the Consummate Thriller: Greg Mosse & Ragnar Jónasson

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 20:30-21:30Venue: Information Centre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 241 
AED 60
Everyone loves a thriller, but with our insatiable appetite for the genre how do... Read More
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Fables Around the Fire: Ben Miller, Bolu Babalola, Budjette Tan, Dubai Abulhoul, Nicholas Jubber & Saladin	Ahmed

Fables Around the Fire: Ben Miller, Bolu Babalola, Budjette Tan, Dubai Abulhoul, Nicholas Jubber & Saladin Ahmed

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 20:00-21:15Venue: MBRL Amphitheatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 25 
AED 60
From the Dwarfs of Europe to Dwende of the Philippines, and from the Kings of A... Read More
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Fear in Fantasy: Inaam Kachachi & Tareq Imam

Fear in Fantasy: Inaam Kachachi & Tareq Imam

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 20:00-21:00Venue: Al Amwaj II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 130 
AED 60
What emotions does the word ‘Fantasy’ invoke in you? Excitement? Fear? Perhaps s... Read More
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How to Haunt the Text & Hone the Horror - The Art of Writing Terrifying Fiction: Masterclass with Catriona Ward
Workshop

How to Haunt the Text & Hone the Horror - The Art of Writing Terrifying Fiction: Masterclass with Catriona Ward

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 13:30-14:30Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 9, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 153 
AED 150
Learn how to feed the fear, maximise the menace and get under the skin of your m... Read More
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Jalal Barjas: The Dukduk's Whimper

Jalal Barjas: The Dukduk's Whimper

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 19:00-20:00Venue: Information Centre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: ArabicSession No: 212 
AED 60
Jalal Bargas, winner of the 2021 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, returns... Read More
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Special Events
Jeffrey Archer: Next in Line – Fact or Fiction?

Jeffrey Archer: Next in Line – Fact or Fiction?

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 17:30-18:30Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 57 
AED 75 - AED 100
London, 1988. Royal fever sweeps the nation as Britain falls in love with the ‘p... Read More
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Kerry Daynes: A Forensic Psychologist at the Frontline of True Crime

Kerry Daynes: A Forensic Psychologist at the Frontline of True Crime

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 16:45-17:45Venue: Al Amwaj II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 81 
AED 60
Exploring life stories as gripping as any thriller, leading forensic psychologis... Read More
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Noha Daoud: Welcome to the Crime Scene – Your Complete Guide to Crime Fiction

Noha Daoud: Welcome to the Crime Scene – Your Complete Guide to Crime Fiction

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 18:30-19:30Venue: Al Amwaj II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 132 
AED 60
There is a trinity of crime – motive, scene, and weapon. And let’s not forget th... Read More
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Roger Luckhurst: From Frankenstein to Dark Academia - Exploring Gothic

Roger Luckhurst: From Frankenstein to Dark Academia - Exploring Gothic

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 17:00-18:00Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 4, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 247 
AED 60
Haunted houses, forbidden forests, and eerie estates immediately spring to mind ... Read More
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Tabi-Tabi Po - Entering the World of Trese: Budjette Tan & Kajo Baldisimo

Tabi-Tabi Po - Entering the World of Trese: Budjette Tan & Kajo Baldisimo

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 17:30-18:30Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 120 
AED 60
As the sun sets in the city of Manila, creatures and monsters of the night rise ... Read More
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Things that Go Bump in the Night: Budjette Tan, Catriona Ward, Ragnar Jónasson & Roger Luckhurst

Things that Go Bump in the Night: Budjette Tan, Catriona Ward, Ragnar Jónasson & Roger Luckhurst

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 18:00-19:00Venue: MBRL Amphitheatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 119 
AED 60
There’s nothing quite like a book that keeps you up all night. But what is it ab... Read More
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True Crime Mania: Kerry Daynes, Lucy Worsley & Shrabani Basu

True Crime Mania: Kerry Daynes, Lucy Worsley & Shrabani Basu

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 16:30-17:30Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 137 
AED 60
From Tiger King to Night Stalker, true crime documentaries have skyrocketed in p... Read More
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