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THE POSTMAN DELIVERS . . . Acts of Vanishing by Fredrik T Olsson

Younger readers, please bear with me for a moment. People of my generation will need no introduction to the wonderful world of HM Bateman, a satirical cartoonist whose brilliance often matched that of Gillray and Hogarth. 329 more words


After the Fire: Henning Mankell

Henning Mankell’s After the Fire is the Swedish author’s final novel. After the Fire is a far cry from the Wallander crime series, and yet the novel, which at times conveys a strange dream-like quality also concerns crimes. 764 more words


Ultimatum, by Anders de la Motte***

Fans of Swedish crime fiction rejoice; Ultimatum is available to the public today. Thanks go to Net Galley and Atria Books for the DRC, which I read free in exchange for this honest review. 335 more words

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Meet Stefan Ahnhem (Profile)

Meet the Swedish screenwriter who turned to crime writing when the Nordic Noir Book Club gets together on 22. May 2017. All Welcome.

Stefan Ahnhem is one of the most successful new voices to appear on the Scandinavian crime fiction scene in recent years. 485 more words

Scandinavian Crime Fiction

The Dying Detective

The Dying Detective was written in Swedish and published in 2010. It was translated into English in 2016. This page-turner is quality Nordic crime writing with some underlying character-driven humour. 193 more words

Tickets on sale for Nordic Noir Book Club event featuring Jorn Lier Horst, Lone Theils and Stefan Ahnhem

Join us for an all-Scandinavian evening of thrilling bestselling crime fiction with Jorn Lier Horst (Norway), Lone Theils (Denmark) and Stefan Ahnhem (Sweden). Prepare for battle, as the authors and audience engage in the historic sibling rivalry of the Scandinavian countries to decide, once and for all, which of the Scandinavian countries is more “Nordic Noir”. 216 more words

Scandinavian Crime Fiction