September 1, 2019

Marjorie Magazine talks to Helen Jacey about Feminist Noir

Feminist Noir: Helen Jacey Smashes Stereotypes with a new Type of Heroine By Katrina Simpson Jailbird Detective is the novel that we’ve been waiting for. In 1940s Hollywood Elvira Slade is an ex-con from London with a shady past… We talk to her creator, Helen Jacey. I’ve always been a huge Forties Noir fan –  the fashion, the style, the movies. But for a long time I’ve been so aware of the stereotypes that were rife in… Read More »Marjorie Magazine talks to Helen Jacey about Feminist Noir