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Another Time, Another Life by Leif K W Persson

Another Time, Another Life by Leif G W Persson translated by Paul Norlen Doubleday/Transworld 2012 First published in Sweden 2003 Johansson/Jarnebring trilogy #2 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2012. Advertisements

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Black Skies by Arnaldur Indridason

Indridason, Arnaldur – ‘Black Skies’ (translated by Victoria Cribb)  Hardback: 336 pages (June 2012) Publisher: Harvill Secker ISBN: 1846555817 In a book first published in Iceland in 2009, but set in 2005, the black skies of the title are gathering not … Continue reading

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Lorraine Connection by Dominique Manotti

Lorraine Connection by Dominique Manotti translated by Amanda Hopkinson and Ros Schwartz Arcadia, 2008 (first published 2006) Reviewed at Petrona, June 2012.

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Last Will by Liza Marklund

Last Will by Liza Marklund translated by Neil Smith Emily Bestler books/Atria/Simon&Schuster 2012 First published in Sweden 2006, as Nobels testamente Annika Bengtzon #6 Reviewed at Petrona,  May 2012.

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Kinglake-350 by Adrian Hyland

Kinglake-350 by Adrian Hyland Text, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, January 2012.

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The Nobodies Album by Carolyn Parkhurst

The Nobodies Album by Carolyn Parkhurst Hodder & Stoughton (Sceptre), 2010. Reviewed at Petrona, January 2012.

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