Tag Archives: norway

The Shadow in the River, by Frode Grytten

The Shadow in the River In the provincial, decaying Norwegian town of Odda, journalist Robert Bell is a cynical observer, relishing his self-chosen role of outsider, constantly sizing-up and judging his fellow-citizens. He enjoys his lonely job at an outpost … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Crime fiction, Debut, Eurocrime, Europe, Journalism, Norway, Police procedural, Political, Translated | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Black Seconds, by Karin Fossum

Black Seconds It is generally agreed that the worst thing that can happen to anyone is to lose a child. This is the premise of Karin Fossum's excellent new novel, BLACK SECONDS. Small and unpretentious in scale yet deep in … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Crime fiction, Domestic, Eurocrime, Europe, Norway, Police procedural, Psychology, Series, Translated | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Calling out for you by Karin Fossum

Calling Out for You It is a few years since I have read a book by Karin Fossum, so I have missed out a couple of episodes in the life and career of Inspector Sejer. Having read this excellent study … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Crime fiction, Eurocrime, Europe, Norway, Police procedural, Psychology, Series, Translated | Tagged , , | Leave a comment