Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Nordic Noir

With Easter right around the corner, many Norwegians love taking part in Påskekrim, Norway’s tradition of reading crime fiction at Easter. In the April 2014 issue of Viking, check out the feature story on Nordic Noir to learn about this uniquely Norwegian Easter pastime and why crime novels are so popular.

If you’re looking for a Nordic crime novel to curl up with this Easter, here are a few recommended titles. Happy reading!

“Eva’s Eye: An Inspector Sejer Mystery” by Karin Fossum

“The Ice Princess: A Novel” by Camilla Läckberg

“The Land of Dreams” by Vidar Sundstøl

“The Bat” by Jo Nesbø

“The Seventh Child” by Erik Valeur

 Check out these titles coming soon:
“The Son” by Jo Nesbø
Out May 13, 2014

“The Hidden Child: A Novel” by Camilla Läckberg
Out May 15, 2014

“The Murder of Harriet Krohn” by Karin Fossum
Out November 18, 2014

Anya Britzius is associate managing editor of Viking magazine. She lives in Minneapolis, Minn., and enjoys baking, reading and keeping up on modern Norwegian trends.

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