A First Glance to the Petrona Award 2017 Eligible Titles


Petrona Logo 9Possibly this year I’ve not read as many Nordic Crime Fiction, as I would have wished. But anyway I’m looking forward to reading some eligible titles for the 2017 Petrona Award.

The following titles have called my attention:

  1. Jorn Lier Horst – Ordeal tr. Anne Bruce (M, Norway) Sandstone Press
  2. Erik Axl Sund – The Crow Girl tr. Neil Smith (M, Sweden) Harvill Secker
  3. Karin Fossum – Hellfire tr. Kari Dickson (F, Norway) Harvill Secker
  4. Leif GW Persson – The Dying Detective tr. Neil Smith (M, Sweden) Doubleday (I read it is Spanish and my review is here)
  5. Gunnar Staalesen – Where Roses Never Die tr. Don Bartlett (M, Norway) Orenda (My review is here)
  6. Ragnar Jonasson – Blackout tr. Quentin Bates (M, Iceland) Orenda Books
  7. Agnes Ravatn – The Bird Tribunal tr. Rosie Hedger (F, Norway) Orenda Books
  8. Kati Hiekkapelto – The Exiled tr. David Hackston (F, Finland) Orenda Books
  9. Antti Tuomainen – The Mine tr. David Hackston (M, Finland) Orenda Books
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