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With its bleak urban environments, psychologically compelling heroes and socially engaged plots, Scandinavian crime writing has captured the imaginations of a global audience in the 21st century. Exploring the genre's key themes, international impact and socio-political contexts, Scandinavian Crime Fiction guides readers through such key texts as Steig Larsson'sMillennium trilogy, Henning Mankell's Wallander books and TV series such asThe Killing. Including guides to further reading and online resources to help readers explore the genre for themselves, this book is essential for readers, viewers and fans of contemporary crime writing.
Number of Pages: 241
Genre: Literary Criticism
Series Title: 21st Century Genre Fiction
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: Jakob Stougaard-nielsen
Street Date: January 12, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-4895
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