Arne Dahl and Alex Gray discuss Nordic noir at 2013 Edinburgh Book Festival

Writers discuss Intercrime and The Swedish Girl

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This article is from 2013.

Arne Dahl and Alex Gray discuss Nordic noir at 2013 Edinburgh Book Festival

The Nordic noir phenomenon continues apace and Arne Dahl (AKA author and critic Jan Arnald) is leading the way with a series of novels which were recently adapted and shown on BBC Four. On stage to discuss his Intercrime series, he is joined by Scottish scribe Alex Gray with the latest in her Glasgow-set Detective Lorimer series. The title of this new novel? Why, The Swedish Girl, of course.

Charlotte Square Gardens, 0845 373 5888, 19 Aug, 6.45pm, £10 (£8).

This article is from 2013.

Arne Dahl & Alex Gray

‘Forget Mankell: with Bad Blood this Swede has produced a true masterpiece.’ So said one German newspaper when the 2nd novel in Arne Dahl’s Intercrime series was published. A decade on, it’s released in English at last. Jan Arnald (pen name Arne Dahl) joins us for the first time alongside Scottish crime writing favourite…

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