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A Darker Shade of Sweden - Original Stories by Sweden's Greatest Crime Writers - cover

A Darker Shade of Sweden - Original Stories by Sweden's Greatest Crime Writers

Henning Mankell, Henning Nesser, Asa Larsson, Maj Sjowall, Per Wahlöö, Sara Stridsberg, Stieg Larsson

Publisher: Mysterious Press

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Stories by Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell, and over a dozen other masters of Nordic noir: “A wonderful collection” (Camilla Lӓckberg).   Ever since Stieg Larsson shone a light on Swedish crime writing with his Girl With the Dragon Tattoo trilogy, readers around the world have devoured fiction by Scandinavian masters of suspense. A Darker Shade of Sweden includes an assortment of outstanding crime fiction—never before published in English and in some cases brand-new to this volume—from Larsson and a wide range of other talents including Henning Mankell, the creator of Kurt Wallander; Åsa Larsson; Eva Gabrielsson; Inger Frimansson; Åke Edwardson; Sara Stridsberg; Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö; and more. Also included is an introduction by Edgar nominee John-Henri Holmberg, exploring the history of these stellar authors and their contributions to crime writing.   “Gripping. . . . These unsettlingly dark tales reaffirm the dominance of Swedish writers with original crime fiction.” —The Sun (UK)

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