Tag Archives: Henning Mankell

Benjamin Black, “The Silver Swan”

OK, now I am officially envious of John Banville. Or Benjamin Black, as he calls himself when writing mysteries. This must happen to everybody sometime: you think you’re competent at your trade, and you come across someone who is just … Continue reading

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Ake Edwardson, “Never End”

OK, I swear I’m not going to read any more Swedish murder mysteries. Not right away, at least. I don’t remember exactly why I bought this one — certainly I have plenty of experience with the genre. In fact I … Continue reading

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Denise Mina, “Garnethill”

Nothing to do with what I feel sure the characters would call the “poncy” home-furnishings catalogue. Garnethill is a neighborhood in Glasgow, and not a posh one either. I don’t imagine there aren’t a whole lot of posh neighborhoods in … Continue reading

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