The bestselling Swedish writer lets the daughter of his popular detective Wallander call the shots After his long running popular Kurt Wallander novels, adapted for a TV series in the UK earlier this year, he has officially dropped the famous police inspector. He first moved the focus away from Inspector Wallander in Before the Frost, […]
New Scandinavian crime fiction should be the ideal present for fans of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, but Stieg Larsson’s successors are struggling to break away from the crime legend and win over readers on their own terms. Roxelana investigates and recommends you some authors: The Stieg Larsson Effect The crime fiction megastar has […]
The Scandinavian Invasion.
Anne Holt spoke today about her new book 1222 and it’s reception in Norway to Jane Garvey. Here is an excerpt: Anne: “This is the book that is my biggest success abroad…but it is the only book I’ve written that the Norwegian audience didn’t like at all…” The interviewer: “Well, I’ve got a quote here […]
I am currently contributing to the book reviews website Frontlist. They mainly review recent books as their website’s name suggests. I have a bio on the site which links back to this blog. Here is my first review of Karin Fossum’s Broken.