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The Whisperer

Written by Karin Fossum — You are going to die. It’s a fact. It’s also a frightening statement and one that can and should be taken as a threat when it’s written on a note that’s been shoved into your mailbox. Just such a note…
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A guide to Karin Fossum's Inspector Sejer

The trouble with loving Scandinavian crime fiction is that often the books in any particular series will suffer from TOOO syndrome – translated out of order. When we originally wrote this post what made it useful was that it made sense of the books in Karin…
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Hellfire

Written by Karin Fossum, translated by Kari Dickson — When deep, dark and long-held family secrets finally surface, it can burn through our hearts and minds like hellfire. That’s what Karin Fossum sets out to show in her latest Konrad Sejer novel. It’s not so much a…
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The Drowned Boy

Karin Fossum’s latest case for Inspector Sejer is the case of a little boy with Down’s Syndrome who has drowned, apparently, in a pond near his parents’ home. But forensics prove that he didn’t drown in the pond but elsewhere, while his mother swears it…
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The Drowned Boy

Written by Karin Fossum, translated by Kari Dickson — In Norway, Karin Fossum is regarded as the queen of crime fiction and with The Drowned Boy she proves just what a powerful writer she is. This is the 11th outing for Chief Inspector Konrad Sejer, and…
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CIS: Barry Forshaw's top 10 Nordic classics

Barry Forshaw is the UK’s leading expert on crime fiction. His books include Nordic Noir, British Crime Film and Death in a Cold Climate: A Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction. Other work includes British Gothic Cinema, the award-winning British Crime Writing, The Rough Guide to…
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