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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo leads the way as foreign mysteries pour into the US

The Wall St. Journal says “It seems a certain Swedish hacker heroine with a dragon tattoo has paved the way for a surge of international crime fiction.”

They cite some examples of recent imports: “A Nigerian detective unravels a web of corruption, suspecting an inside job when a bomb goes off at the mansion of a rich political candidate. A Japanese physics professor gets sucked into a murder investigation targeting a single mother in Tokyo, and tangles with his old university rival. A Turkish-German investigator in Frankfurt takes on a gang of neo-fascist Croatians involved in human trafficking.”

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