Dennis Lehane

Smart Ass Protagonists ~ Do we Love 'em, or do we Wanna Smack 'em Upside the Head?


Bouchercon 1999 ~ "Mischief in the Midwest" ~ Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Why do some of our stalwart heros have psychopathic, drunken, criminal, mentally disturbed sidekicks? Or do these adjectives describe the protagonist? What special color do they bring to the mystery? Why do they appeal to readers? Why do smart alecks have all the good funny lines? These are just a few of the phenomena this panel examines.