Icelandic Baltasar Kormakur To Direct Jo Nesbo Movie “I Am Victor”

SF Studios, a Swedish Film Production Company, has announced that Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur (Trapped) is to make “I Am Victor”, an English language feature based on Jo Nesbo’s forthcoming novel. The book will be adapted by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade for movie production. The two writers have been 007’s go-to script writers for more than…

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The Trouble With Harries

What is it with the name Harry? Why is it that two of today’s favorite crime-writing characters – Harry Bosch and Harry Hole – happen to have the same moniker? And let’s not forget that other crime-fighting nemesis, Dirty Harry Callahan. In fact it’s interesting to look at the personalities of these three characters and…

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Jo Nesbø’s “The Snowman” On The Screen By Martin Scorsese

Now that his new 3D movie Hugo is already hitting the theaters, Academy Award Winning  director Martin Scorsese can focus on his next venture in the genre of Scandinavian Crime. The first item in Scorsese’s to-do list: The Snowman, an adaptation of the seventh novel in Norwegian author Jo Nesbø’s popular police procedural series featuring…

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Jo Nesbø Talks About Harry Hole

Jo Nesbø is definitely one of the most well-known Scandinavian Crime authors now; thanks to Stieg Larsson’s trilogy in which introduced Scandinavian crime to the mainstream book market and also his recent bestseller book, The Snowman. In this video, Jo talks about how he came up with the idea of Harry Hole character, how much…

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Review: The Leopard by Jo Nesbo

The Leopard is Jo Nesbo’s newest work after The Snowman and is the 8th book in the  Harry Hole series. After the travails Harry suffered at the conclusion of “The Snowman,”, Harry was so down that he resigned from the police force and ended up in Far East Asia drowning himself in alcohol, drugs and…

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Great Crime Fictions For Holiday Period

This year has certainly been a wonderful year for mystery and suspense genre, with several great surprises and few new entrants to the industry. So when it comes to picking the notable works of fiction for you to read in your Christmas/New Year holidays, this becomes a big challenge. Nevertheless, The following list is what…

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