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Young Wallander coming to Netflix

Rolf Lassgård has played the role, Kenneth Branagh too, but Krister Henriksson was the definitive Wallander in the eyes of most Nordic noir fans. Now Henning Mankell‘s Swedish detective is being revived once again, this time for an origin story and the actor to play…
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First look: Crime Scene issue 4

Yes, issue four of Crime Scene magazine hits the shelves today. It’s the only glossy magazine we know of that’s devoted to the world of crime fiction and comes out quarterly. It’s £7.99 on the newsstand. The latest issue is going full steam ahead with The Girl…
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A tribute to Henning Mankell

One of Sweden’s best known authors, Henning Mankell, has passed away. He died earlier today in Gothenburg, after a long battle with cancer. Mankell was one of the key figures in the rise of the Nordic noir sub-genre, and sold over 40 million books worldwide. He…
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The ultimate guide to Henning Mankell's Wallander

Kurt Wallander, a detective in the small Swedish coastal town of Ystad, is a fiercely dedicated cop with a knack for reading crime scenes. His peculiar urkraft consists of making unconscious observations that nag him until they manifest in the nick of time for him to nab a murderer. The…
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Interview: Cilla and Rolf Börjlind

Swedish crime-writing couple Cilla and Rolf Börjlind have gone from writing TV and film scripts for Wallander, Arne Dahl and the Martin Beck series to their own literary creation. Their debut novel, Spring Tide, has been translated into more than 25 languages – and it…
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Third Voice

Written by Cilla and Rolf Börjlind, translated by Hilary Parnfors — Spring Tide was one of our favourite debuts of 2014, and now the sequel has arrived. For the second book in their series, husband-and-wife writing duo Cilla and Rolf Börjlind were always going to face the…
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The best crime shows of 2014

While the main focus of Crime Fiction Lover has always been on books, books and more books, we do love crime fiction television too. And films, apps and games for that matter. In fact, one of the most popular articles on our site is our…
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