Barry Forshaw’s Euro Noir


The UK’s leading Nordic Noir expert, author, speaker and editor of our very own Nordic Noir Magazine has released a new book, which chronicles the history and rise of the crime fiction genre across the rest of the Europe, beyond Britain and Scandinavia.

Euro Noir: The Pocket Essential Guide to European Crime Fiction, Film and TV, Forshaw charts the history of crime noir in France, Spain, Italy, Germany and across Europe. Taking an in-depth look at authors including Andrea Camilleri, Leonardo Sciascia, Georges Simenon and Fred Vargas, as well as TV series such as Braquo, Salamander and Spiral, this comprehensive and informative guide to European crime culture is a must for all fans of Nordic Noir.

We are giving you the chance to win one of six copies of the book in our new competition. To stand a chance of winning please answer the following question in the link provided.

In which country does Braquo take place? 

A) Austria

B) Netherlands

C) France

Euro Noir is available now, you can take a look at Nordic Noir contributor Andy Lawrence’s review of Euro Noir here.

To enter, you must be: (a) A UK resident; and (b) 18 years old or over at the time of entry • The competition is not open to employees (or members of their immediate families) of NordicNoir.TV or 360 Publishing • No purchase necessary • Only one entry per person. • Six people will be selected to win one copy of Euro Noir • By entering the competition, you are allowing us to add you to the Nordic Noir mailing list • All entries must be made using the form supplied • No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are lost or delayed, or which are not received for any reason • The winner will be chosen at random from all those entrants who have selected the correct answer • The closing date for the competition is 2pm 18th June 2014. If you win, we will notify you by e-mail • Our decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into • The prize is not exchangeable for cash or any other prize • If, for any reason, an advertised prize is not available, we reserve the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value • Incorrectly completed entries will be disqualified