Books Eligible for the 2011 International Dagger – Progress on Reading


I’ve just read Maxine’s post about her progress on reading books that might be eligible for the 2011 International Dagger at Petrona.

I’m not planning to read them all, just those authors/titles more appealing to me.

Here below is where I stand so far:

Books on the list that I have read so far:

Petros Markaris – Basic Shareholder

Henning Mankell – The Troubled Man

Domingo Villar – Death on a Galician Shore

Eligible books I have on my shelf to read:

Ernesto Mallo – Needle in a Haystack

Teresa Solana – A Short Cut to Paradise

Books I’m planning to read:

Andrea Camilleri – The Wings of the Sphinx

Karin Fossum – Bad Intentions

Hakan Nesser – The Inspector and Silence

Andrea Maria Schenkel – Bunker

Yrsa Sigurdardottir – Ashes to Dust

Camilla Ceder – Frozen Moment

Pablo de Santis – Voltaire’s Calligrapher

Roberto Bolaño – The Skating Rink

Anne Holt – 1222

Simone van der Vlugt – Shadow Sister

Jo Nesbo – The Leopard

Bernhard Schlink – The Gordian Knot

Leif G. W. Persson – Between Summer’s Longing and Winter’s End

Johan Theorin – A Place of Blood

Lars Kepler – The Hypnotist

Liza Marklund – Red Wolf

Liza Marklund – Postcard Killers (with James Patterson)

Esther Verhoef – Rendezvous

Roslund-Hellstrom – Three Seconds

Shuichi Yoshida – Villain

Jan Costin Wagner – Silence

You can check the list of eligible titles for the 2011 International Dagger at Euro Crime, HERE.

It goes without saying that I’ve read or I’m planning to read some of this books in Spanish.

2 thoughts on “Books Eligible for the 2011 International Dagger – Progress on Reading”

  1. >How lucky that you have read those three, Jose Ignacio, I am specially looking forward to those three but I think they are not yet available in English/England, quite yet.I don't plan to read all the books either, I am not all that keen on historical crime or on the "trashy gore" of a couple of them (by the looks of it).Looking forward to reading more of your reviews, in due course! So far, my favourite of the ones I have read is the one by Ernesto Mallo — I think……

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