Reading intentions

Posted: September 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

515i2VGp3SL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_SX385_SY500_CR,0,0,385,500_SH20_OU02_51OKxEMZRZL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_SX385_SY500_CR,0,0,385,500_SH20_OU02_51Y4W4o-IIL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_SX385_SY500_CR,0,0,385,500_SH20_OU02_51EFLbvyyYL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_SX385_SY500_CR,0,0,385,500_SH20_OU02_It is time to get back to translated crime fiction and perhaps spot some contenders for the 2014 Petrona Award [see list of eligibles here] and the CWA International Dagger. I have read earlier in the year two books that I would classify as strong candidates for the Petrona shortlist; Death of the Demon by Anne Holt translator Anne Bruce, and Linda, As In the Linda Murder by Leif G.W.Persson translator Neil Smith.

Over the next few weeks I hope to read Petrona candidates:

The Long Shadow-Liza Marklund translated by Neil Smith

Police-Jo Nesbo translated by Don Bartlett

Strange Shores-Arnaldur Indridason translated by Victoria Cribb

and considering the International Dagger success of French authors  I thought I should read Summertime All The Cats Are Bored-Philippe Georget translated by Steven Rendall.

  1. Jose Ignacio says:

    I very much look forward to your reviews, Norman.

  2. Margot Kinberg says:

    Norman – Those look like excellent candidates. I’ll be very much interested to know what you think of them.

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