Return to Hiroshima

Written by Bob Van Laerhoven, translated by Brian Doyle — Belgian TV crime series have made a huge leap forward in recent years, with Salamander and…

Back Up

Written by Paul Colize, translated by Louise Rogers Lalaurie — This crime thriller by Belgian writer Paul Colize about a British rock band was short-listed…

The Midas Murders

Written by Pieter Aspe — If you think Bruges is a picturesque, quaint little Belgian city, you are in for a shock. Author Pieter Aspe…

Pietr the Latvian

Written by Georges Simenon, translated by David Bellos — ‘Apparent age 32, height 169 cm…’ Thus begins the first ever Maigret novel by Simenon, published…

Forget Morrissey, here’s Simenon

Crime fiction fans can forget the hubbub about Penguin’s planned publication of Morrissey’s autobiography under the Classics imprint. In a much wiser move, the company…

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