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Top 10 Nordic noir novels of 2017

They’ve been saying it wouldn’t last for a while now. And that tells you everything you need to know about Nordic noir. Although this year’s crop of books doesn’t have quite the same level of electric spark as last year – when we featured the…
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The Legacy

Yrsa Sigurdardottir proves her extraordinary plotting skills in this excellent police procedural, which kicks off her new Children’s House series. It begins with three siblings being separated at the children’s home back in 1987, and in the present day we begin to see what appears to…
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The Legacy

Written by Yrsa Sigurdardottir, translated by Victoria Cribb — Icelandic author Yrsa Sigurdardottir is already well known thanks to her series featuring the lawyer-turned-sleuth, Thora Gudmundsdottir. With The Legacy, the writer is striking out in a new direction with a series based around a children’s…
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