Monday, May 27, 2013

What's Your International Dagger Shortlist?

The 2013 CWA International Dagger Shortlist will be announced on Friday night at CrimeFest. Which of these titles below would be on your shortlist?

Massimo Carlotto - At the End of a Dull Day tr. Antony Shugaar (Italy, M)
Mariusz Czubaj - 21:37 tr. Anna Hyde (Poland, M)
Sandrone Dazieri - In a Heartbeat tr. A Turner Mojica (Italy, M)
Sebastian Fitzek - The Eye Collector tr. John Brownjohn (Germany, M)
Santiago Gamboa - Necropolis tr. Howard Curtis (Colombia, M)
Pascal Garnier - The A26 tr. Melanie Florence (France, M)
Maurizio de Giovanni - Blood Curse tr. Antony Shugaar (Italy, M)
Thomas Glavinic - The Camera Killer tr. John Brownjohn (Austria, M)
Grebe & Traff - Some Kind of Peace tr. Paul Norlen (Sweden, F & F)
Gaute Heivoll - Before I Burn tr. Don Bartlett (Norway, M)
Marie Hermanson - The Devil's Sanctuary tr. Neil Smith (Sweden, F)
Hjorth-Rosenfeldt - Sebastian Bergman tr. Marlaine Delargy (Sweden, M & M)
Anne Holt - Blessed Are Those Who Thirst tr. Anne Bruce (Norway, F) 
Fabrice Humbert - Sila's Fortune tr. Frank Wynne (France, M)
Mons Kallentoft - Savage Spring tr. Neil Smith (Sweden, M)
Camilla Lackberg - The Lost Boy tr. Tiina Nunnally (Sweden, F)
Liza Marklund - Lifetime tr. Neil Smith (Sweden, F) 
Zygmunt Miloszewski - A Grain of Truth tr. Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Poland, M)
D A Mishani - The Missing File tr. Steven Cohen (Israel, M)
Guillaume Musso - The Angel's Call tr. ?? (France, M) 
Giorgio Scerbanenco - A Private Venus tr. Howard Curtis (Ukraine/Italy, M)
Yrsa Sigurdardottir - Someone to Watch Over Me tr. Philip Roughton  (Iceland, F)
Edney Silvestre - If I Close My Eyes Now tr. Nick Caistor (Brazil, M) 
Noboru Tsujihara - Jasmine tr. Juliet W Carpenter (Japan, M)
Luis Fernando Verissimo - The Spies tr. Margaret Jull Costa (Brazil, M)
Jan Wallentin - Strindberg's Star tr. Rachel Willson-Broyles (Sweden, M)
Carlos Ruiz Zafon - The Prisoner of Heaven tr. Lucia Graves (Spain, M)
Carlos Ruiz Zafon - The Watcher in the Shadows tr. Lucia Graves (Spain M)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I would put "The Ghost Riders of Ordebec" by Fred Vargas on the CWA Daggers shortlist without a doubt.

I've read 11 of the books listed but that is the only one I would put on that list although several of those I read were fine.