Nordic Noir

by Barry Forshaw
Nordic Noir
  • ISBN-13: 9781842439876
  • Author(s): Barry Forshaw
  • Subject: Literary studies: general
  • Publisher: No Exit Press
  • Imprint: Pocket Essentials
  • Publication Date: 25-03-2013
  • Format: p/b

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£8.99
A compact and authoritative guide to the phenomenally popular genre. The information-packed study examines and celebrates books, films and TV adaptations, from Sjêwall and Wahlêê's highly influential Martin Beck series through Henning Mankell's Wallander (subject of three separate TV series) to Stieg Larsson's groundbreaking The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, cult TV hits such as the Danish The Killing, The Bridge and the political thriller Borgen, up to the hugely successful books and films of the current king of the field, Norway's Jo Nesbo.
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A compact and authoritative guide to the phenomenally popular genre. The information-packed study examines and celebrates books, films and TV adaptations, from Sjêwall and Wahlêê's highly influential Martin Beck series through Henning Mankell's Wallander (subject of three separate TV series) to Stieg Larsson's groundbreaking The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, cult TV hits such as the Danish The Killing, The Bridge and the political thriller Borgen, up to the hugely successful books and films of the current king of the field, Norway's Jo Nesbo.

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