Sunday, January 10, 2010

Murder Most Cold

Saw an interesting article in the Chicago Tribune this morning: Julia Keller's take on the recent boom in popularity of mysteries set in Scandinavia. I've been watching Masterpiece Mystery!'s "Wallander" series over the past few weeks, and what I've seen confirms what she claims: the stories and the landscape, albeit beautiful, are bleak and sparse. I've not actually read any of the authors she mentions in her article, but I'm now curious to know more about these writers...

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