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18:00 - 21:00 22 May 2017

New Scandinavian Crime Writing at the Nordic Noir Book Club


JuJu's | JuJu’s Bar and Stage at the Old Truman Brewery
15 Hanbury Street | London | E1 6QR | United Kingdom

Open to: Public
Admission: £5
Ticketing: Ticketed

Speaker information

Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen, Host, UCL, Senior Lecturer in Scandinavian Literature in the Department of Scandinavian Studies, UCL SELCS. The author of Scandinavian Crime Fiction (Bloomsbury, 2017) and founder of the Nordic Noir Book Club.
Jørn Lier Horst, Invited Speaker, Author, Bestselling author Jørn Lier Horst is a Former Senior Investigating Officer from Norway and recently winner of the Glass Key Award for the best Nordic Crime Novel and the prestigious Martin Beck Award.
Lone Theils, Invited Speaker, Author, Lone Theils used to live in London where she worked as a correspondent for the national Danish newspaper Politiken and also did work for television stations on a regular basis. In 2016 Lone moved to Denmark where she now works as a full time author.
Stefan Ahnhem, Invited Speaker, Author, Stefan Ahnhem (b. 1966) is one of the most successful new voices to appear on the Scandinavian crime fiction scene in recent years. A screenwriter with over two decades of experience, Ahnhem has since his debut in 2014 with Victim Without a Face built an authorship where the suspense and atmosphere of Nordic noir is combined with the cinematic qualities of screenwriting.

Join us for an all-Scandinavian evening of thrilling bestselling crime fiction with Jørn Lier Horst (Norway), Lone Theils (Denmark) and Stefan Ahnhem (Sweden). Prepare for battle, as the authors and audience engage in the historic sibling rivalry of the Scandinavian countries to decide, once and for all, which of the Scandinavian countries is more “Nordic Noir”. The event also marks the launch of Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen's (UCL) book Scandinavian Crime Fiction (Bloomsbury)


Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen
+44 (0)7786478895 | j.stougaard-nielsen@ucl.ac.uk


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