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Rosamund Kendal Discusses The Murder of Norman Ware with Margaret von Klemperer

The Murder of Norman WareMargaret von Klemperer interviewed Rosamund Kendal about her latest novel, The Murder of Norman Ware, for The Witness.

Kendal explained how she came to write a crime novel, after her two previous books were in the medical fiction genre, and revealed which crime writers she enjoys reading. She also discussed why she had chosen to set the book on a golf estate, saying that she intended to use it as a way to reflect South Africa’s inequalities using a gated community as a microcosm:

Rosamund Kendal’s new novel, The Murder of Norman Ware, (reviewed on this page) is a crime novel with a difference — and has a KZN setting for its quirky, dark and often creepy action. Books Editor MARGARET VON KLEMPERER asked Kendal a few questions about it.

The Murder of Norman Ware is different from your previous novels — what made you turn to the crime genre from medical fiction?

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