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Scandinavia's 'dark stories'

Following hot on the heels of BBC4's hit series The Killing, Jussi Adler-Olsen's bestseller Mercy is published in English for the first time this week.

The Danish author is joined by John Lloyd, contributing editor of the Financial Times, to determine why there seems to be such an abundance of crime writing coming from Scandinavia.

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