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Women in Scandinavian and British Crime Fiction

Last year in the course ‘The Female Dick: Women in Crime Fiction’, we examined female authors and female detectives in mainly American crime fiction, moving from the first women to make it in Hollywood like Leigh Brackett and Vera Caspary; … Continue reading

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Stocking Stuffers for Women in Crime Fiction

Aside from the pleasure of reading a good book, I really enjoy paying for it at a reduced price. It doesn’t matter if the book is a gift for me or for a friend, the bigger the sale, the greater … Continue reading

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The Bridge’s Saga Noren and Marcia Muller’s Sharon McCone

As far as female detectives go, Saga Noren, the Swedish detective in the Scandinavian crime drama The Bridge (currently on BBC4), is intellectually capable but emotionally stunted. Her attitude and demeanour are extremely reliable, but not always professional, as she doles out the same … Continue reading

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