International Dagger Speculation (2017)


Among the books eligible for the CWA International Dagger Award, that I’ve not read yet and are not included in the Petrona Award shortlist, I’ve identified the following books to read in the upcoming months. Stay tuned.

The longlist for the CWA International Dagger 2017 will be announced at CrimeFest on 19 May 2017. The CWA website has the list of official submissions

Which ones are the titles that takes your fancy in particular?

  1. Gianrico Carofiglio – A Fine Line (Italy, M) (tr. Howard Curtis, Bitter Lemon Press) on my Wish list
  2. Pascal Garnier – Too Close to the Edge (France, M) (tr. Emily Boyce, Gallic Books) on my TBR
  3. Erik Axl Sund – The Crow Girl (Sweden, M & M) (tr. Neil Smith, Harvill Secker) on my Wish list
  4. Karin Fossum – Hellfire (Norway, F) (tr. Kari Dickson, Harvill Secker) on my Wish list
  5. Ragnar Jonasson – Blackout (Iceland, M) (tr. Quentin Bates, Orenda Books) on my TBR
  6. Pierre Lemaitre – Blood Wedding (France, M) (tr. Frank Wynne, MacLehose Press) on my Wish list
  7. Fred Vargas – A Climate of Fear (France, F) (tr. Sian Reynolds, Harvill Secker) on my Wish list
  8. Pascal Garnier – The Eskimo Solution (France, M) (tr. Emily Boyce, Gallic Books) on my TBR
  9. Hans Olav Lahlum – Chameleon People (Norway, M) (tr. Kari Dickson, Mantle) on my Wish list
  10. Andrea Camilleri – A Voice in the Night (Italy, M) (tr. Stephen Sartarelli, Mantle) on my Wish list
  11. Antti Tuomainen – The Mine (Finland, M) (tr. David Hackston, Orenda Books) on my Wish list
  12. Ragnar Jonasson – Rupture (Iceland, M) (tr. Quentin Bates, Orenda Books) on my TBR
  13. Thomas Enger – Cursed (Norway, M) (tr. Kari Dickson, Orenda Books) on my Wish list
  14. Jorn Lier Horst – When It Grows Dark (Norway, M) (tr. Anne Bruce, Sandstone Press) on my TBR
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