Nights of Awe

At the beginning of this year I had never read any Finnish literature, it’s nearly the end of February and I’ve now read two great Finnish books. The first was the great little novella, The Brothers….

The Brothers

As most people who keep up to date with reading trends know, Scandinavian crime fiction is the fashion of the moment. I’m not immune…

The Redbreast

The astonishing worldwide success of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy, and to a lesser extent Henning Mankell’s Wallander series, has opened the eyes of British readers to the appeal of Scandinavian crime writing. In the past couple of weeks Twitter friends have suggested books by Arnaldur Indridason, Asa Larsson and Jo Nesbo….