Saturday, May 19, 2018

Petrona Award Winner: Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year

The 018 Petrona Award for Best Translated Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year goes to:

Quicksand by Malin Persson Giolito, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles (Simon & Schuster; Sweden)

The winning title was just announced at CrimeFest in Bristol. The winning author and the translator of the winning titles will both receive a cash prize and the winning author will receive a full pass and guaranteed panel at CrimeFest 2019.

Runners Up:

What My Body Remembers, by Agnete Friis,
translated by Lindy Falk van Rooyen (Soho Press; Denmark)
After the Fire, by Henning Mankell,
translated by Marlaine Delargy (Vintage/Harvill Secker; Sweden)
The Darkest Day, by HÃ¥kan Nesser,
translated by Sarah Death (Pan Macmillan/Mantle; Sweden)
The White City, by Karolina Ramqvist,
translated by Saskia Vogel (Atlantic Books/Grove Press; Sweden)
The Man Who Died, by Antti Tuomainen,
translated by David Hackston (Orenda Books; Finland)

HT: Sue Trowbridge

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