Sunday, 28 April 2013

Crime From the North


Crime expert Barry Forshaw will be chairing a fascinating panel event with crime authors Stuart Neville, Arne Dahl and Antti Tuomainen at Waterstones Piccadilly on 1 May 2013.  It will include a discussion on The Blinded Man: The First Intercrime Thriller.
  
Stuart Neville is the best-selling author whose  debut The Twelve was published to critical acclaim in 2009 and went on to win the LA Times Book Prize in its category. Collusion and Stolen Souls have followed closely in its tracks, each garnering increasingly widespread praise.  Harvill Secker have recently published Ratlines, an exciting standalone thriller following the trail of Nazis in Ireland in the wake of World War II. 
  
Arne Dahl is the pen name of Jan Arnald is a Swedish novelist and literary critic, who uses the name Arne Dahl when writing crime fiction. He is also a regular writer in Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter. The Blind Man based on his book is a Swedish crime thriller series about an elite team of detectives currently being shown on BBC4.

Antti Tuomainen is the award-winning author of The Healer (Parantaja) which won the Clue Award for Best Finnish Crime Novel 2011.  It was also shortlisted for the Glass Key Best Scandinavian Crime Novel 2012.

Barry Forshaw is an expert on Scandinavian crime fiction. His novels Death in a Cold Climate: A Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction and Nordic Noir: The Pocket Essential Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction, Film & TV have recently been published.  He is also the editor of The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction and British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia.

Time 6:30pm
£5/£3 Waterstones Cardholders

Official link for further information about the event.

1 comment:

Dr. Evangelicus said...

"His novels Death in a Cold Climate: A Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction and Nordic Noir: The Pocket Essential Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction, Film & TV have recently been published."

These aren't novels, they're nonfiction.