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Video: Mier-Cruz delves into Swedish crime novels

November  06, 2013

Dr. Benjamin Mier-Cruz from Augustana's Department of German and Scandinavian speaks on the Swedish crime novel as a genre. Works by Steig Larsson, Camilla Läckberg and Henning Mankell provide a framework for understanding the incongruence of the huge popularity of violent fiction in a relatively tranquil national culture.