Friday, January 15, 2010

TOP TRANSLATED READS OF 2009



You can see all the Euro Crime reviewers Top Reads of 2009 here.

My own translated crime fiction choices had a distinctly Northern European bias.

Best translated crime fiction read in 2009:



I also read an exceptional book about the lives of ordinary people living in Nazi Germany:

This masterpiece written in 1947 while not strictly crime fiction was by far the most moving book I read this year and deserves a special mention.

2 Comments:

Blogger Margot Kinberg said...

These are excellent choices, Norman!!

8:46 AM  
Blogger Uriah Robinson said...

Thanks, Margot. These books all had great plots and interesting characters and these factors are a bit more important than any political message. Alone in Berlin of course had all three and I think should be compulsory reading in our schools.

7:45 AM  

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