Why is Scandinavian crime fiction so popular? Is it the terse language or the Nordic landscape? Is it that the protagonists are anti-heroes, feminists, or outsiders? What makes these novels so appealing? In this course we study Nordic crime fiction in which the most fantastic murders take place, dark secrets are exposed, and the validity of the Scandinavian welfare state and lifestyle is questioned.
Related Discipline(s)This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Criminology / Criminal Justice