Category Archives: Danish

Jens Østergaard, The Dragon, the Singer, the Hero

(Danish crime story, not translated into English) I visited our local library two weeks ago to try some of their recent, Scandinavian crime fiction. In my circles, Jens Østergaard is quite the buzzword these days, and I agree that he … Continue reading

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Hans Schmidt Petersen, The Snail´s House (2009)

Not translated into English (yet?), but I am sure many of you would enjoy this series. A Danish police procedural, “Sneglens hus”. A very promising debut, and I liked two aspects especially. First, even though the story deals with a … Continue reading

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Lene Kaaberbøl, Kadaverdoktoren (2010)

[This Danish thriller by Lene Kaaberbøl, one half of the boy-in-the-suitcase duo, is the first in a series of historical fiction. It is set in France in the 1890s and offers a very strong and stubborn female protagonist who never … Continue reading

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Flu, fly, flum…

Delirious? Not quite – but decidedly unwell all of last week. A short report of what I read (as you won´t want to hear what else I was doing)   June Whyte, Chasing Can Be Murder (2010) Australian debut, amateur … Continue reading

Posted in American, Australian, Beth Mathison, Betty Webb, Danish, Inger Wolf, June Whyte, Ransom Riggs, review, review 2012 | 9 Comments

Release party: De røde sko

[This weekend I am celebrating a new anthology of Danish short stories. I have translated five blog stories: The Red Shoes, The Blue Vase, Heather Farm, Zed Alley and The Charity Shop. So a warm thank you to all of … Continue reading

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Sissel-Jo Gazan, Dinosaurens fjer (2008)

Jeg har læst en række meget blandede anmeldelser af denne danske krimi, men den meget langsomme antithriller var en positiv overraskelse. Biblioteksbog. Jeg nød den meget anderledes krimi, som bruger masser af tid på at udfolde hovedpersonen Annas problemer med … Continue reading

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Elsebeth Egholm, Tre hundes nat (2011)

- one good thing about being tired and overworked is that I have read a handful of library books on the sofa this week. All in Danish, but I will write a few words in English about the books that … Continue reading

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