• Granite Noir 2020 - Newcastle Noir at Granite Noir

  • Fri, 21-02-2020 at 14:00
  • The Lemon Tree
    5 West North Street
    AB24 5AT Aberdeen
Granite Noir 2020 - Newcastle Noir at Granite Noir - The Lemon Tree - Aberdeen

Join “Dr. Noir” in conversation with three bestselling Icelandic writers whose work is not widely available in English—yet! 🇮🇸🇮🇸 Sólveig Pálsdóttir’s first novel Leikarinn (The Actor) earned rave reviews and is developed as a motion picture. She recently released her fourth best seller, Refurinn (The Fox). All her novels have been shortlisted for the Icelandic crime fiction award.🇮🇸 Óskar Guðmundsson trained as an optician. His very first novel, HILMA, won Iceland’s crime fiction award, Blóðdropann (Blood Drop), in 2016. Judges praised its strong female characterisation and mind-of-the-murderer insights.🇮🇸 Jónina Leósdóttir has published biographies, novels, and short stories and plays. The first book in her Edda crime-series, Konan í blokkinni (The Woman in the Apartment Block), was nominated for the Blóðdropann award. She was instrumental in establishing The Icelandic Women’s Literary Prize.