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Death in a cold climate

Barry Forshaw

Death in a cold climate

a guide to Scandinavian crime fiction

by Barry Forshaw

  • 63 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scandinavian Detective and mystery stories,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Mystery & Detective,
  • Scandinavian fiction,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / Scandinavian,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / General,
  • History and criticism,
  • Crime in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarry Forshaw
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT7083.5.D48 F67 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25150542M
    ISBN 109780230361447
    LC Control Number2011049035


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Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It was midday on December 21st in the city of Tromsø when t /5. Barry Forshaw is a writer, broadcaster and journalist whose books include British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia, The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction, Brit Noir, British Gothic Cinema, Nordic Noir, Sex and Film, Euro Noir, Death in a Cold Climate: Scandinavian Crime Fiction and BFI Classics: War of the Worlds along with books on Italian cinema, film noir and the first UK biography of Stieg Larsson,4/5.

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Barry Forshaw, the UK's principal crime fiction expert, presents a celebration and analysis of the Scandinavian crime genre, from Sjöwall and Wahlöö's Martin Beck series through Henning Mankell's Wallander to Stieg Larsson's demolition of the Swedish Social Democratic ideal in the publishing phenomenon The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

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