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The Foreign Girls by Sergio Olguin

Translated by Miranda France — Investigative journalist Veronica Rosenthal in on holiday in Tucuman when she meets the foreign girls of the title, Frida and Petra. A chance encounter in a bar leads to Veronica inviting the backpackers to stay with in her holiday villa….
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On the Radar: The Night Hawks, and more...

This week our books news column brings you five new crime novels, with murder after murder stacking up for our protagonists to solve, usually while evading death themselves. Our lead is The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths, who is hugely popular in the UK. We’ve…
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Features

Ten of the best crime novels about journalists

Crime Fiction Lover contributor Kate Vane’s new crime novel, Still You Sleep, features online journalist Tilda Green and crime reporter Freddie Stone as they investigate the death of a young woman from a drug overdose. Here’s her pick of journalists in crime fiction. Journalists make…
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Book Club

The Fragility of Bodies

In an era when ‘public morality’ seems a hopelessly antiquated notion, Sergio Olguín’s story about a crusading journalist is astonishingly refreshing. He provides a rare ray of hope that there are people whose motivation is simply to do what is right. In this compelling crime…
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The Fragility of Bodies

Written by Sergio Olguín and translated by Miranda France — Award-winning Argentine novelist Sergio Olguín’s fast-paced 2012 crime novel is now available in English for the first time. It’s not surprising it was made into an eight-episode television series in 2017, called La Fragilidad de…
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Don't die for me, Argentina

On the Radar — There’s always such a deluge of US and UK crime fiction. That’s why we like to look out for good translations from locations well outside our usual comfort zone – Africa, South America, Asia… Today we’re going to lead with a…
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