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Six of the best German crime authors

Just like the German football team, the country’s crime authors seem to be masters of surprises and exciting twists. Although we have reviewed several of them on our website, we’re sure there are plenty more to come. German crime fiction one of the great untapped…
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Oktoberfest special: German historical crime fiction

It’s Oktoberfest season in Germany and images of beer-drinking, sausage-munching, lederhosen-wearing crowds are probably what you have in mind. However, this is also the time for Krimifestival Munich, one of the largest crime festivals in Europe. It’s well known that the Germans love¬†crime novels, although…
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Celebrating the life of Jakob Arjouni

In January crime fiction lost one of its finest with the passing of German author Jakob Arjouni, who died of pancreatic cancer aged 48. He passed away before Brother Kemal, the latest and final book in his Kayankaya mystery series, was released in English. So,…
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Brother Kemal

Written by Jakob Arjouni — As previously reported on Crime Fiction Lover, German author Jakob Arjouni died in January from pancreatic cancer, aged just 48. He was a leading literary figure in Germany, and one of the first there to write in the private detective…
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Frozen horses, mystic owls...

On the Radar – Our radar this week has us on the trail of two serial killers stateside, dealing with a tricky investigation into the discovery of a mass grave in a Stockholm suburb, seeing what could possibly go wrong if you take something out…
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Jakob Arjouni 1964-2013

For those who missed the sad news, German crime author Jakob Arjouni passed away in January, aged 48, in January. His British publisher No Exit Press has been paying tribute to the author and is to publish the fifth novel in the Kemal Kayankaya series…
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