Ask a critic: What’s behind the global fascination in Nordic Noir?

Ask a critic: What’s behind the global fascination in Nordic Noir?

The Local Sweden's Book Club has been reading Faceless Killers, the first of acclaimed crime writer Henning Mankell's Wallander series. We spoke to Nordic Noir expert and critic Barry Forshaw about the book and why there's such an appetite for crime fiction set in Scandinavia.

Netflix goes Nordic Noir with new Swedish thriller

Netflix goes Nordic Noir with new Swedish thriller

VIDEO: Watch the first trailer for the final season of The Bridge

VIDEO: Watch the first trailer for the final season of The Bridge

‘Lisbeth Salander will live on’: What to expect from the fifth Millennium book

‘Lisbeth Salander will live on’: What to expect from the fifth Millennium book

Who is the next Lisbeth Salander?

Who is the next Lisbeth Salander?

‘Sweden is such a wonderful place, I’d find it difficult to write anything set in the UK’

‘Sweden is such a wonderful place, I’d find it difficult to write anything set in the UK’

Shooting starts on The Bridge – season four

Shooting starts on The Bridge – season four

Here’s how much Sweden’s highest-earning authors make

Here’s how much Sweden’s highest-earning authors make

What we’ll learn about Saga in The Bridge’s final season

What we’ll learn about Saga in The Bridge’s final season

Confirmed: The Bridge to return for fourth season

Confirmed: The Bridge to return for fourth season

The Bridge creator reveals fourth season Halloween plot

The Bridge creator reveals fourth season Halloween plot

Swede’s death in Oslo pipe ruled an accident

Swede’s death in Oslo pipe ruled an accident

Mystery over dead Swede found in pipe in central Oslo

Mystery over dead Swede found in pipe in central Oslo

Russian fury at Swedes over occupation series

Russian fury at Swedes over occupation series

Look which Swedish star’s joining House of Cards

Look which Swedish star’s joining House of Cards

Have The Bridge and Frozen inspired Swedish parents?

Have The Bridge and Frozen inspired Swedish parents?

New Nordic Noir shows ‘true life of Swedes’

New Nordic Noir shows ‘true life of Swedes’

Is Lisbeth Salander set to return to big screen?

Is Lisbeth Salander set to return to big screen?

Lisbeth Salander fans slam firm’s Millennium ad

Lisbeth Salander fans slam firm’s Millennium ad

How did Bob Dylan end up in ‘The Bridge’?

How did Bob Dylan end up in ‘The Bridge’?

Swedish hero to lead new The Bridge season

Swedish hero to lead new The Bridge season

‘Crime fiction lovers are in for a real treat’

‘Crime fiction lovers are in for a real treat’

Filming starts for next grisly Nordic Noir treat

Filming starts for next grisly Nordic Noir treat

Oslo battles Stockholm for Harry Hole movie

Oslo battles Stockholm for Harry Hole movie

Roadtrip traffic boost for Sweden’s ‘The Bridge’

Roadtrip traffic boost for Sweden’s ‘The Bridge’