Category Archives: Norway

In The Darkness by Karin Fossum

In the Darkness by Karin Fossum translated by James Anderson Harvill Secker/Vintage, 2012 first published in Norway in 1995 Inspector Konrad Sejer #1 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2012. Advertisements

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The Blind Goddess by Anne Holt

Holt, Anne – ‘The Blind Goddess’ (translated by Tom Geddes)  Trade Paperback: 352 pages (July 2012) Publisher: Atlantic Books ISBN: 1848876076 THE BLIND GODDESS is the first in an eight-book series about Oslo detective inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen, originally published in 1993 … Continue reading

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Pierced by Thomas Enger

Pierced by Thomas Enger translated by Charlotte Barslund Faber&Faber, 2012 Henning Juul #2 Reviewed at Petrona, July 2012.

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Phantom by Jo Nesbo

Phantom by Jo Nesbo translated by Don Bartlett Harvill Secker, 2012 Harry Hole #9 Reviewed at Petrona, April 2012.

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Death in a Cold Climate by Barry Forshaw

Forshaw, Barry – ‘Death in a Cold Climate’ Trade paperback: 224 pages (Jan. 2012) Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan ISBN: 0230361447 DEATH IN A COLD CLIMATE is the perfect book for those who have sampled and enjoyed a little Scandinavian crime in … Continue reading

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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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Lethal Investments by K O Dahl

Lethal Investments by K O Dahl translated by Don Bartlett Faber&Faber 2011 (first published in Norway 1993). Reviewed at Petrona, November 2011.

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Headhunters by Jo Nesbo

Headhunters by Jo Nesbø translated by Don Bartlett Harvill Secker, 2011, first published in Norway 2008 Reviewed at Petrona, October 2011.

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Burned by Thomas Enger

Burned by Thomas Enger translated from Norwegian by Charlotte Barslund Faber&Faber, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, September 2011.

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Dregs by Jørn Lier Horst

Dregs Jørn Lier Horst Translated by Anne Bruce (from Norwegian) Sandstone Press, 2011 Review posted at Petrona, September 2011.

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