INVESTIGATOR POIROT FROM BELGIUM MAKES DEBUT?
Readers might also be interested to know that the third Swedish prize, the Baska Svenska Debut, for the best first crime novel was won by Ingrid Hedstrom for Lararinnan i Villette [Teacher in Villette].
A few comments and thoughts about crime books set on the mainland of Europe, with titbits about real eurocrime. We hear so much about crime in the USA that many people imagine that Europe is a crime free zone. In crime fiction Europe has become a real challenger to the Americans, but unfortunately real life crime especially in Britain is increasing as well.