Crime Fiction: Reading Scars - Karin Alvtegen and Håkan Nesser - World Literature Weekend 2011

Karin Alvtegen’s psychological crime thrillers include Shadow, Betrayal and Missing, the latter being the winner of the Glass Key, the premier Nordic crime writing award. She appeared in conversation with Håkan Nesser, also a Glass Key winner; his latest book to be translated into English is The Inspector and Silence, starring his detective Van Veeteren. Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen, lecturer in Scandinavian Literature at UCL, chaired the discussion.