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MarinaSofia: Top five books of 2018

There’s nothing more enjoyable than travelling the globe via crime fiction, so it should come as no surprise that each one of my top five picks take me to another part of the world. What’s more, four out of the five I’ve chosen this year…
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The top eight Nordic noir novels of 2018

Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland. They were the domain of the Northmen, the dreaded pagan hordes that swept through Europe around the end of the first millennia with their crazy, one-eyed gods, war hammers and long blonde hair. A similar though altogether more pleasant…
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Palm Beach, Finland

Who said the Finns didn’t have a sense of humour? Antti Tuomainen’s second foray into black comedy will have you chuckling and wincing almost simultaneously. Set in a wannabe luxury resort on the icy Finnish coast, this is a story of big dreams, disappointing reality and…
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Palm Beach, Finland

Written by Antti Tuomainen, translated by David Hackston — In just over a decade, Antti Tuomainen has shown his impressive versatility within the crime fiction genre. He has written dystopian noir (The Healer), an ecothriller (The Mine) and black comedy (The Man Who Died). In…
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Crime in the other Palm Beach

On the Radar — Last week the selection of new books we offered up in On the Radar featured some standards of the crime fiction bookshelf, but our mid-August picks look a little bit more… unusual. And we love that. One of Finland’s top crime…
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