How Carmarthen’s Colourful Characters Inspire
Community News by Philippa Davies
Author Chrisoph Fischer has just published his first Carmarthen mystery ‘The Body in the Snow’ and will be reading from it on Saturday 1st October, at 12.30 at the Carmarthen Book Fair, in the downstairs room, St Peters Civic Hall.
I wanted to know: Why did you choose Carmarthen as a setting for your novel?
This is what he said:
“The Body in the Snow” is set in Carmarthenshire, which has been my home for the last two years. The county is wonderfully beautiful with lush green hills, stunning mountain tops and spectacular beaches. Why more people don’t live here is beyond me.
The main location is a fictitious, tiny hamlet just outside of town, cut off from the world by catastrophic snowfalls. The rural setting was important for the plot and the town of Carmarthen, with its blend…
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