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Death in a Cold Climate: A Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction

Death in a Cold Climate: A Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction (Paperback)

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Barry Forshaw, the UK's principal crime fiction expert,presents a celebration and analysis ofthe Scandinavian crime genre, from Sjowall and Wahloo's Martin Beck series through Henning Mankell's Wallander to Stieg Larsson's demolition of the Swedish Social Democratic ideal in the publishing phenomenon The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo .

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismReportage & collected journalismEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 13/01/2012 ISBN-13: 9780230361447  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Barry Forshaw's books include Death in a Cold Climate, British Crime Film, The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction, Italian Cinema, British Crime Writing: An Encyclopaedia , and a biography of Stieg Larsson. He has written for a variety of newspapers, Crime Time, and is a talking head for ITV author profiles and BBC documentaries.

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Timely publication in light of the popularity of Nordic Noir. The author has managed to provide a good overview in a very readable style

- 06/02/2012
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