Friday, March 13, 2009

Camilla Lackberg's favourite Swedish crime novels

In yesterday's Guardian, Camilla Lackberg revealed ten of her favourite Swedish crime novels:
1. The Mind's Eye by Håkan Nesser
2. Blackwater by Kerstin Ekman
3. Missing by Karin Alvtegen
4. Sun Storm by Åsa Larsson
5. The Fifth Woman by Henning Mankell
6. Unseen by Mari Jungstedt
7. Shame by Karin Alvtegen
8. Echoes from the Dead by Johan Theorin
9. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
10. Midvinterblod by Mons Kallentoft (not yet translated)
The hyperlinks are to the Euro Crime review of the book. Read Camilla Lackberg's reasons behind each choice at the Guardian.

Investigate more Swedish crime fiction here.

2 comments:

Private Investigators said...

Read Blackwater and it is good one.

Fiona said...

it's a list i like, but i think it's sad that it implies that most of the best stuff has already been translated!