'Go west young man....." was the advice of Indiana newspaper man John Soule in 1851.
It could well apply to European fans of Scandinavian crime fiction today.
The New York Yankees may be in a third place but the lucky inhabitants of the Big Apple have a real treat this July.
Scandinavia House's annual Summer Crime series has brought some of Scandinavia's best crime drama series to New York. From Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander mysteries to Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo's Detective Martin Beck novels.......
This July, Scandinavia House presents two award-winning drama series based on Norwegian crime writer Karin Fossum's acclaimed Detective Konrad Sejer novels....Black Seconds and Beloved Poona [The Indian Bride in the USA, Calling Out For You in the UK].
Wednesdays at 6.30 pm and Thursdays at 2.30 pm this July $8 [$6 for American Scandinavian Foundation members]
The American-Scandinavian Foundation
@ Scandinavia House
58 Park Avenue (between 37th and 38th Streets)
New York, NY 10016
Tel: (212) 879-9779
Episodes are 1 hour long and in Norwegian with English subtitles.