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A Darker Shade: 17 Swedish Stories of Murder, Mystery and Suspense  : Including a Short Story by Stieg Larsson - John-Henri Holmberg

A Darker Shade: 17 Swedish Stories of Murder, Mystery and Suspense

Including a Short Story by Stieg Larsson

By: John-Henri Holmberg (Editor)

Paperback

Published: 1st December 2014
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A landmark anthology of 17 great Swedish crime stories, from the great masters of the genre including Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell and Per Wahloo. Ever since Stieg Larsson shone a light on the brilliance of Swedish crime writing with his bestselling Millennium series, readers have devoured this dark and compelling genre. Now the nation's best crimewriters have been brought together to form the first ever anthology of this phenomenally popular genre.

Contributors include:

  • Stieg Larsson, author of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Henning Mankell, creator of Wallander
  • Per Wahloo and Maj Sjowall, creators of Martin Beck
  • Eva Gabrielsson, writer and thirty-year partner to Stieg Larsson
About the Editor

John-Henri Holmberg is the Edgar Award-nominated co-author of The Tattooed Girl, about the Millennium novels and their author, Stieg Larsson, who was a personal friend. He is a writer, editor and translator and lives in Sweden.

'A wonderful collection of beautiful and dark Nordic Noir with Stieg Larsson as the cherry on the top' Camilla Lackberg. 'An entertaining collection with an imaginative story from Stieg Larsson ... demonstrates the depth of the Swedish crime pool' - The Times

'Gripping ... these unsettling dark tales reaffirm the dominance of Swedish writers with original crime fiction' - The Sun

'Demonstrates the depth of the Swedish crime pool.' The Times

ISBN: 9781781858196
ISBN-10: 1781858195
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 361
Published: 1st December 2014
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.25