more on Mankell and Larsson and . . .

The Telegraph feeds the curiosity of those just meeting Wallander thanks to the new BBC version of the series with an article about “The Man Behind Wallander.” The authors of the piece seem bemused and even a bit puzzled that the Swedish detective is so popular.

Maxine Clarke reviews another Sjowall and Wahloo reiussue at Euro Crime and pronounces Murder at the Savoy up to the high standards of the series.

And continuing the runup to the release of the second volume of Stieg Larsson’s trilogy, Ali Karim interviews Chrisopher MacLehose, UK publisher of Stieg Larsson, who reveals interesting details of its first English translation, rushed through for a film deal. He also predicts Lisabeth Salander on filmwill trump James Bond.

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