Arena Friday 20 June 2014
coming up on Wednesday's show....a young girl intrigued by a group of free-spirited teenagers becomes embroiled in a dark world of cult worship in Emma Cline's debut novel "The Girls", for her latest collection poet Martina Evans looks to both the past and previously unpublished work, a review of Tom Murphy's "The Wake" at the Abbey Theatre and do tv-to-film adaptations work?
Psychopaths in fiction
Declan Burke and Mary McGill discuss the most memorable psychopaths in literature and film
Selections include: Oliver Ryan from the book "Unravelling Oliver" by Liz Nugent, Achilles from Homer's "Iliad", Vee Parker in the tv series "Orange Is The New Black", Frank Underwood in the tv series "House of Cards", Tom Ripley from "The Talented Mr Ripley" by Patricia Highsmith, Amy Dunne from the novel "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn, Freddie Montgomery from "The Book of Evidence" by John Banville, the Joker from the Batman film "The Dark Knight", Lou Ford from "The Killer Inside Me" by Jim Thompson and Hannibal Lecter, the creation of Thomas Harris