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Sunday, April 13, 2014

N is for Nordic Noir

I have never been to any Scandinavian country, but I love the sub-genre of mystery known as Nordic Noir. I am particularly fond of the "Harry Hole" books by Jo Nesbo (N is for Nesbo) and Jussi Adler-Olsen's Dept. Q books.  I'm not alone in my affection for these mysteries. There's a list of almost 300 titles in the genre on Goodreads and some of my favorite books aren't even on there. If you're looking for a place to dive into the chilly waters of this genre, the Goodreads list is a good place to start.

2 comments:

  1. Stopping by from the #atozchallenge !
    @JLenniDorner

    Haven't heard of this genre before. Sounds interesting!

    Psst.... we take off on Sundays. You are two days ahead, letter wise. Wasn't sure if you knew.

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  2. First, thanks for stopping by. Nordic Noir is a really interesting sub-genre, although it's been around long enough I remember my mother reading mysteries about two Swedish cops. And thanks for reminding me about Sundays off. It's been ... that kind of month!

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