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Scandinavian Crime Thrillers Today

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Category: Education
Start date: 09 Apr 2018 06:00 PM
End date: 09 Apr 2018 08:45 PM
City / town: Vining
Country: Minnesota, USA
Organizer: Leif Erickson Sons of Norway
Name: Barbara Olson
Email: kaplan@mnstate.edu
Phone: 218-282-0332

Dr. Jim Kaplan, professor emeritus at Minnesota State University Moorhead will discuss the Scandinavian crime novels that are enjoying world-wide popularity.
Featured in this program will be “The Draining Lake” by Icelandic author Arnaldur Indridason, “The Snowman” by Norwegian author Jo Nesbø, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” by Swedish author Stieg Larsson, as well as “The Department Q Trilogy” by Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen.
Crime thrillers enable readers to learn about the real lives of Scandinavian people today and are a fun and exciting introduction to literature and the humanities.

The program is free and open to the public and Swedish semlor will be served.