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Henning Mankell!

Henning Mankell (2004)
The Dogs of Riga. Vintage
Kurt Wallander, the stoic Swedish detective is investigating the murders of two unidentified men washed up on the Swedish coast in an inflatable dinghy. It leads him into the dangerous underworld of government corruption characteristic of Soviet-style totalitarian regimes. Scandinavian police work at the aftermath of the Soviet Union collapse. More...

Len Deighton!

Len Deighton (1995)
The Ipcress File. HarperCollins
Cold war spy thriller that set the standards for the genre. Highly unusual, with a shrewd sense of humour. More...





Henning Mankell!

Henning Mankell (2007)
The Man Who Smiled. Vintage
Kurt Wallander of the Ystad Police Force reluctantly investigates the death of an aging attorney on a desolate road, initially considered an accident. Depressed and in danger of becoming an alcoholic, Walander, stoically battles through the complexities of the crime and his own life. A realistic alternative to the smooth action thrillers, this dark tale slowly turns into a horrific nightmare. More...

Matt B. Rees!

Matt B. Rees (2007)
The Collaborator of Bethlehem. Soho Crime; First Edition.
Omar Yussef, a modest 56-year-old schoolteacher in the Dehaisha Palestinian refugee camp, becomes an unlikely detective amid the violence of modern Bethlehem. Former Time magazine's Jerusalem bureau chief Matt Rees unfolds his plot with tragic inevitability. More...





Henning Mankell!

Henning Mankell (2003)
Firewall. Vintage
The book starts with random, seemingly unrelated acts of violence in the town of Ystad, southern Sweden. But slowly Wallander detects that these small-town murders are part of a conspiracy in cyber terrorism targeted to collapse the world's financial system. More...

Maj Sjowall / Per Wahloo!

Maj Sjowall / Per Wahloo (1993)
Roseanna. Vintage
The first book in the Martin Beck series of crime novels by the Swedish writer couple Sjowall / Wahloo. Written from a left-wing political perspective, the novel portrays the social and political climate of Sweden in the late 1960s and 1970s. Fortunately, the political propaganda is packaged in intelligent suspense and a plot populated by authentic characters. More...




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