Tag Archives: Chandler

Crime in the Wee County – Mason Cross

We are very excited about this free event in our wee county! There is a Meet the Author Event with Mason Cross at The Ben Cleuch Centre, Tillicoultry on Tuesday 16 August at 7pm Like Norway’s Gunnar Staalesen, Scottish author Mason Cross is influenced by Chandler’s style and sets his books in the USA.  He […]

Books in Bergen: A Review by Ewa Sherman

    Having followed in Varg Veum’s footsteps previously, while reading Gunnar Staalesen’s   We Shall Inherit the Wind, I wanted to go back to Bergen. Luckily I found the best reason possible: the Literary Festival (De Litterære Festspill) organised by the Godfather of crime fiction himself Gunnar Staalesen between 26th and 28th May 2016. […]

Sewing the Shadows Together

I first met Alison in Reykjavik at the crime writing festival Iceland Noir in 2014.  I filmed her speaking about her passion for Nordic Noir and crime writing festivals for my research.   I did not know she was a writer then as she never mentioned it so when I met her again at the Newcastle […]

The Long and Sad Blues – An interview with Gunnar Staalesen

One of the fathers of Nordic Noir, Gunnar Staalesen was born in Bergen, Norway in 1947.  Gunnar is currently doing a blog tour to promote his newly translated novel ‘We Shall Inherit the Wind’ published by Orenda Books and Nordic Noir were happy to be given the chance to interview Gunnar as part of the We Shall […]