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Jeremy Megraw: Top five books of 2015

It’s been another banner year for Scandinavian crime fiction, and Sweden leads the pack with the latest trend: collaborative ventures. Two such creatures live in my top five for 2015, The Father by Anton Svensson and The Man Who Watched Women by Hjorth & Rosenfeldt….
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We Shall Inherit the Wind

With a somewhat philosophical title, this is Gunnar Staalesen’s latest Varg Veum book to appear in English. As a private detective, Veum is unusual in Scandinavian crime fiction and here he’s hired by a woman to find her missing husband. He’s an executive in a…
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We Shall Inherit the Wind

Written by Gunnar Staalesen, translated by Don Bartlett — Little known fact: there is a statue of Gunnar Staalesen’s private detective character Varg Veum in the author’s home town of Bergen, Norway. We can begin to appreciate why with the translation of the 14th instalment of…
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Big trouble in real China

On the Radar — Could Cath Staincliffe’s latest release be one of the hottest books this summer? It’s the story of how a young woman goes missing while teaching English in China and her parents go out there to find her. We’ve also got a…
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