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Wolves at the Door, by Gunnar Staalesen – book review

Unusual and satisfying

14 June 2019 · 1 Comment

The Island, by Ragnar Jónasson – book review

Island means Iceland

6 April 2019 · Leave a comment

Inborn, by Thomas Enger – book review

Simple in concept. Explosive in conclusion.

11 February 2019 · 1 Comment

West Camel – Secret Library

Modiano. Woolf. Ravatn.

13 December 2018 · 1 Comment

Cold Breath, by Quentin Bates – book review

Identity. Bravery. Twisty.

15 October 2018 · 1 Comment

Palm Beach Finland, by Antti Tuomainen – book review

Comic, crazy and sentimental

12 October 2018 · 1 Comment

The Bridge, series 4

In which I burble incoherently about the end of an era

29 June 2018 · Leave a comment

Big Sister, by Gunnar Staalesen – book review

Clever and ambitious with wisecracks to match

14 June 2018 · 1 Comment

Keeper, by Johana Gustawsson – book review

Confounding. Clever. Not for squeamish.

1 May 2018 · 1 Comment

Simone Buchholz – Secret Library

Parker. Duras. Arjouni.

22 February 2018 · 1 Comment