They come over here, win our awards . . .

<p>Is this a Dagger which I see before me? Well, it could be, but only if you write in English. </p><p>This is the situation the Crime Writers' Association now finds itself in. In a decision to delight little Englanders everywhere, it has decided to limit its prestigious Golden Dagger to authors writing in English, a move all the more surprising given that three of the last eight winners have been translated works. </p><p>The CWA explains that this step is partly related to the recruitment of a new--and, as yet, unnamed--lead sponsor. The change is part of a strategy to raise the profile of...

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