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A darker shade of Sweden : original stories by Sweden's greatest crime writers

Author: John-Henri Holmberg
Publisher: New York : The Mysterious Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Containing seventeen stories, never before published in English, 'A Darker Shade of Sweden' illuminates this beguiling country and its inhabitants as never before. Included are stories from such Swedish literary luminaries as: Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell, Asa Larsson, and Eva Gabrielsson."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Noir fiction
Short stories
Translations
Mystery fiction
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John-Henri Holmberg
ISBN: 9780802122438 0802122434 9780802123220 0802123228
OCLC Number: 854612686
Description: 361 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / John-Henri Holmberg --
Reunion / Tove Alsterdal --
He liked his hair / Rolf and Cilla Börjlind --
Never in real life / Åke Edwardson --
In our darkened house / Inger Frimansson --
Paul's last summer / Eva Gabrielsson --
The ring / Anna Jansson --
The mail run / Åsa Larsson --
Brain power / Stieg Larsson --
An unlikely meeting / Henning Mankell and Håkan Nesser --
An alibi for Señor Banegas / Magnus Montelius --
Something in his eyes / Dag Öhrlund --
Day and night my keeper be / Malin Persson Giolito --
The multi-millionaire / Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö --
Diary Braun / Sara Stridsberg --
Revenge of the virgin / Johan Theorin --
Maitreya / Veronica von Schenck --
Too late shall the sinner awaken / Katarina Wennstam.
Responsibility: edited and translated by John-Henri Holmberg.

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"A wonderful collection of beautiful Nordic noir--with Stieg Larsson as the cherry on top."--Camilla Lackberg "A fine anthology . . . [and] editor Holmberg gives an excellent overview of Swedish Read more...

 
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