The Guardian: The Top 10 Crime Novels in Translation. Ann Cleeves will be at Left Coast Crime in Monterey. Keep tuned for news about a special presentation with Ann at LCC: Calamari Crime.. more to come.. Ann's latest novel Harbour Street is just out.
ANN CLEEVES (from The Guardian):
I love translated crime fiction.
It gives me the buzz of a good story but a delicious voyeurism too: the
same sensation as when I'm walking down a street at dusk and people
have forgotten to close their curtains. Snapshots of different domestic
lives, the food they eat, the pictures on the walls, the way they bring
up their children. We can learn about a country's preoccupations by
reading its popular fiction. Scandinavian crime has become so
successful that books from other territories can be overlooked. Here are
some examples to show that it's worth making wider reading
Read the article and list here!
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