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All the World's a Crime: Thrillers from Around the Globe

August 11,2018 07:16

Pick up a book, burrow into an armchair and take yourself on some literary excursions to places like Laos, Poland, Chile and South Africa. Africa, Australia, Asia & Europe. Image. CreditThe New York Times. Africa. Botswana. [01] Gaborone: Alexander ...



Pick up a book, burrow into an armchair and take yourself on some literary excursions to places like Laos, Poland, Chile and South Africa.
Africa, Australia, Asia & Europe

[05] Johannesburg: Jassy Mackenzie, “Random Violence”
Zimbabwe
[06] Harare: C.B. George, “The Death of Rex Nhongo”
Australia
[07] Sydney: Susan Geason, “Dogfish”
[08] Melbourne: Peter Temple, “Bad Debts”
Europe
Belgium
[17] Bruges: Pieter Aspe, The “Midas Murders”
Denmark
[18] Copenhagen: Jussi Adler-Olsen, “The Scarred Woman”
Finland
[20] Helsinki: Matti Joensuu, “The Priest of Evil”
France
[21] Fred Vargas, “Wash This Blood Clean from My Hand”
Germany
[22] Frankfurt: Nele Neuhaus, “Bad Wolf”
Britain
[23] Ludlow: Elizabeth George, “The Punishment She Deserves”
[24] Glasgow: Denise Mina, The Red Road

Greece
[25] Tinos: Jeffrey Siger, “Target”
Netherlands
[26] Amsterdam: Janwillem de Wetering, “The Corpse on the Dike”
Iceland
[27] Reykjavik: Arnaldur Indridason, “The Shadow Killer”
Ireland
[28] Dublin: Tana French, “In the Woods”
Italy
[29] Michael Dibdin, “End Games”
Norway
[30] Trondheim: Jorgen Brekke, “The Fifth Element”
Poland
[31] Marek Krajewski, “The Minotaur’s Head”
Russia
[32] Siberia: Lionel Davidson, “Kolymsky Heights”
[33] Moscow: Stuart M. Kaminsky, “The Dog Who Bit a Policeman”
Slovakia
[34] Bratislava: Michael Genelin, “Dark Dreams”
Spain
[35] Barcelona: Alicia Giménez-Bartlett, “Dog Day”
Sweden
[36] Goteborg: Helene Tursten, “The Torso”
Middle East
Israel
[37] Jerusalem: Joel Stone, “The Jerusalem File”
Saudi Arabia
[38] Jeddah: Zoe Ferraris, “City of Veils”
Asia
Afghanistan
[39] Christopher Reich, “Rules of Betrayal”
China
[40] Shanghai: Qiu Xiaolong, “When Red is Black”

[41] Beijing: Wang Shuo, “Playing for Thrills”
India
[42] Bombay: Vikram Chandra, “Sacred Games”
Japan
[43] Hideo Yokoyama, “Six Four”
Laos
[44] Vientiane: Colin Cotterill, “Anarchy and Old Dogs”
Philippines
[45] Manila: Miguel Syjuco, “Ilustrado”
South Korea
[46] Seoul: Martin Limón, “Slicky Boys”
Thailand
[47] Bangkok: Timothy Hallinan, “For the Dead”
The Americas, Caribbean & Greenland

North America
Canada
[54] Ontario: Giles Blunt, “By the Time You Read This”
[55] Vancouver: Elisabeth Bowers, “Ladies’ Night”
[56] Quebec: Louise Penny, “A Rule Against Murder”
United States
[48] Texas: James Lee Burke, “Rain Gods”
[49] Alaska: Stan Jones, “Village of the Ghost Bears”
[50] Colorado: Nevada Barr, “Ill Wind”
[51] Montana: Christine Carbo, “The Weight of Night”

[52] Arizona/New Mexico: Tony Hillerman, “The First Eagle”
[53] Florida: John Lutz, “Burn”
Mexico
[14] Fictional city of Paracuán: Martín Solares, “The Black Minutes”
[15] Mexico City: Paco Ignacio Taibo II, “Return to the Same City”
Caribbean, Central & South America
Argentina
[09] Buenos Aires, Ernesto Sabato, “The Tunnel”
Brazil
[10] Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza, “Southwesterly Wind”
[11] Brasilia: Leighton Gage, “Every Bitter Thing”
Chile
[12] Santiago: Antonio Skármeta, “The Dancer and the Thief”
Cuba
[13] Havana: Leonardo Padura, “Havana Black”
Peru
[16] Mario Vargas Llosa, “Who Killed Palomino Molero?”
Greenland
[19] Peter Hoeg, “Smilla’s Sense of Snow”

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