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Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 withBrooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book.Featuring brand-new stories translated from Swedish by: Unni Drougge, Inger Edelfeldt, Carl-Michael Edenborg, Åke Edwardsson, Torbjörn Elensky, Inger Frimansson, Carl Johan de Geer, Martin Holmén, Nathan Larson, Malte Persson, Anna-Karin Selberg, Johan Theorin, and Lina Wolff.The excitement around Scandinavian crime fiction coming in the wake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo has been largely centered on Sweden--and for good reason, as revealed here. The chill of the country's northern climate combines with Sweden's rich cultural traditions (and contradictions) to create riveting stories by some of the country's very best contemporary authors.
Number of Pages: 250
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Akashic Noir
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Street Date: March 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-2838