Daily Archives: December 2, 2011

The Day is Dark by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

Sigurdardottir, Yrsa – ‘The Day is Dark’ (translated by Philip Roughton) Trade Paperback: 432 pages (July 2011) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton ISBN: 144470009X In the remote, snowy wastes of Greenland, things go very wrong at a mining facility, Berg Technology. … Continue reading

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Outrage by Arnaldur Indridason

Indridason, Arnaldur – ‘Outrage’ (translated by Anna Yates) Paperback: 288 pages (June 2011) Publisher: Harvill Secker ISBN: 1846555507 OUTRAGE is a classic crime novel, in the sense that it tells a story independent of modern technology and gimmicks. It’s also … Continue reading

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The End of the Wasp Season by Denise Mina

The End of the Wasp Season by Denise Mina Orion, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, November 2011.

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Scandinavian Crime Fiction eds Andrew Nestingen & Paula Arvas

Scandinavian Crime Fiction eds Andrew Nestingen & Paula Arvas University of Wales Press, 2011. Reviewed at Petrona, November 2011.

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