Friday, February 4, 2011

Swedish Crime fiction Seattle Event Feb 7 Elliott Bay

This event may be of interest to readers in Seattle interested in
crime fiction

Before there was Stieg Larsson, there was Leif GW Persson.

In Sweden, Persson is considered the "grand old man" of crime fiction.
Since his first book was published in 1979, Persson has been among the
foremost crime novelists in Sweden. Now he has finally been published
in English.

Between Summer's Promise and Winter's End (Pantheon) is a story that
spirals around the assassination of the "prime minister" (not named in
the novel, but understood to be Olof Palme) on the night of February
28, 1986.

The Boston Globe has called it “unquestionably the best Swedish crime
novel I've read so far.”

Please join us on Wednesday, February 9 at 7:00 p.m. at Elliott Bay
Book Company for a reading, talk and conversation with Persson's
translator, Paul Norlen.

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