Camilla Lackberg

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    Crime stories are our version of sitting round a camp fire and telling tales. We enjoy being scared under safe circumstances. That's why there's no tradition of crime writing in countries that have wars.
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    In Sweden, we've moved away from the notion that mothers have some magical, special bond with children.
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    Northern Sweden holds a special kind of magic. It's cold, lonely, and the people are tough and silent, or so the stereotype says. This is Asa Larsson's home turf and I find as much joy in reading her closely observed descriptions of the environment, as in following her intriguing plots.
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    People in Sweden talk a lot about the weather - how much we hate it. But Finns get more depressed.
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    Scandinavian crime fiction has become a great success all across the world and rightfully so. Sjowall and Wahloo ushered in a whole generation of Swedish crime writers, many of whom are now available in English.
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    Swedish taxes are high, and we don't get as much as we used to for them. And our schools aren't so good.
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    The pace of Swedish crime fiction is slower - Stieg Larsson's the exception. And I think we use the environment more.
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