Nordic Writers Launch a Fictional Crime Wave

Henning Mankell

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The hot new thing in crime fiction comes from countries with cooler climes. Nordic crime stories are selling, and the biggest name is Henning Mankell, who may be the most famous Swedish writer since Strindberg. He has a huge global following.

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Before the Frost

by Henning Mankell and Ebba Segerberg

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Silence of the Grave

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He Who Fears The Wolf

by Karin Fossum and Felicity David

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