24 October 2011

Crime Fiction on a Euro Pass - Summary

The challenge in the Crime Fiction on a Euro Pass was deceptively simple.

Write a crime fiction blog post related to the country of the week.

On a long and eventful journey, we visited
As participants found, sometimes it involved considerable research.
Many thanks to all participants for their persistence and support.
Here is an aggregated list of all our posts.

England
1. EuroCrime - Authors (England)
2. MiP - Victoria Station, England
3. Bev@My Reader's Block (Oxford)
4. Lizzy's Literary Life (Preston)
5. The Game's Afoot - Jose Ignacio (The Lake District)
6. Pretty Sinister Books - Christopher St. John Sprigg
7. Mysteries and More (Cover Her Face by P.D. James)
8. Mystery Bookshelf - Author List
9. Maxine (Petrona)

Spain/Portugal
1. Mysteries and More (A Small Death in Lisbon by Robert Wilson)
2. Lizzy Siddal (Barcelona)
3. The Game's Afoot (Barcelona)
4. Euro Crime - Spanish authors
5. Euro Crime - Portuguese authors
6. Pretty Sinister Books (Catalonia)
7. MiP - Arturo Reverte-Perez
8. Margaret @ BooksPlease - Winter in Madrid
9. Bev@My Reader's Block (Madrid)
10. Maxine (Petrona)

France
1. Euro Crime - French authors
2. Bev@MyReadersBlock (Le Bosquet)
3. Mysteries and More (The Premier by Georges Simenon)
4. Lizzy Siddal (Dordogne)
5. Margaret @ BooksPlease (Maigret)
6. The Game's Afoot (Lorraine)
7. Pretty Sinister Books: less well known French writers
8. Violette (Mosse in Carcassonne)
9. MiP- recently read French crime fiction

Holland/Belgium

1. Euro Crime - Belgian authors
2. Euro Crime - Dutch authors
3. Bev@My Reader's Block (A C Baanjter)
4. Margaret @ BooksPlease - Amsterdam
5. Mysteries and More (The Blond Baboon by Janwillem Van De Wetering)
6. The Game's Afoot (Maastrich)
7. MiP - Hercule Poirot
8. Pretty Sinister Books (Amsterdam)
9. Violette@Mystery Bookshelf)
10. Maxine (Petrona)
Denmark
1. Bev@My Reader's Block (Mikkel Birkegaard)
2. EuroCrime - crime fiction writers in Denmark
3. The Game's Afoot (Thy - Denmark)
4. MiP - Danish writers
5. Mysteries and More (Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Hoeg)
6. Violette (4 Danish authors)
7. Pretty Sinister Books - SCAPEGOAT by Poul Orum

Germany
1. EuroCrime - German authors
2. Lizzy's Literary Life (Munich)
3. Petrona's Germany Book Reviews archive
4. Bev@My Reader's Block (Philip Kerr)
5. Pretty Sinister Books (Spies & Nazis)
6. MiP - Swann, Wagner, et al
7. Mysteries and More (The Good German by Joseph Kanon)
8. Violette@Mystery Bookshelf (East Germany)

Austria
1. Bev@My Reader's Block (Vienna)
2. Mysteries and More (The Time of Murder at Mayerling by Ann Dukthas)
3. Pretty Sinister Books (Mountain climbing in Tirol)
4. Lizzy Siddal (Detective Muller - Imperial Austrian Police)
5. The sweetness of life, by Paulus Hochgatterer, Maxine (Petrona)
6. Violette@Mystery Bookshelf (reading list)
7. EuroCrime - Austrian authors
8. MiP - Glauser & Hochgatterer

Switzerland
1. EuroCrime - Swiss Authors
2. Lizzy Siddal (Magendorf)
3. Petrona: Chessex and Glauser
4. MiP - complexities
5. Bev@My Reader's Block (Montarraz)
6. Mysteries and More (The Pledge by Friedrich D├╝rrenmatt)
7. Violette (reading list)
8. Pretty Sinister Books (Rivoli)

Czech Republic
1. on EuroCrime
2. Bev@My Reader's Block (Prague)
3. Mysteries and More (The Miracle Game by Josef Skvorecky)
4. The Game’s Afoot (The Widow Killer, by Pavel Kohout)
5. Pretty Sinister Books (Brno)
6. MiP - Books to look for
7. Violette (Skvorecky bio)

Italy
1. Bev@My Reader's Block (Tuscany,Florence)
2. Lizzy Siddal (Rome, Bologna)
3. The Game’s Afoot (Andrea Camilleri, The Snack Thief)
4. Margaret @ BooksPlease (David Hewson)
5. Petrona: Reviews of Italian crime fiction, a Hewson-free zone
6. Pretty Sinister Books (Massimo Carlotto)
7. Mysteries and More (Ratking by Michael Dibdin)
8. MIP - Where else but Venice
9. EuroCrime - Italian cf writers
10. Violette@The Mystery Bookshelf (Florence)

Greece
1. EuroCrime - Greek cf writers
2. The Game’s Afoot (Petros Markaris) )
3. Mysteries and More (The Messenger of Athens by Anne Zouroudi)
4. Petrona: Ashes by Sergios Gakas
5. Maxine's Euro Crime review of Che Committed Suicide by Petros Markaris
6. MiP- Atreus, Hermes and Pericles
7. Bev@My Reader's Block (Corfu)
8. Pretty Sinister Books (Ancient & Modern Greece)
9. Sarah: Spies of the Balkans by Alan Furst

Turkey
1. EuroCrime - Turkish authors
2. Bev@My Reader's Block (Istanbul)
3. Margaret @ BooksPlease - Barbara Nadel's Inspector Cetin Ikmen
4. MiP - Pera Palace Hotel, Instanbul
5. Mysteries and More (The Janissary Tree by Jason Goodwin)
6. Pretty Sinister Books (Mehmet Murat Somer)
7. The Game’s Afoot (Petros Markaris) )
8. Violette (Mehmet Somer)

5 comments:

Margot Kinberg said...

Kerrie - Thanks for putting this together. I'm archiving this as there are several of these books that have now mysteriously found their way onto my TBR...;-)

Bev Hankins said...

This was great fun! So glad you sponsored it!

Bill Selnes said...

Kerrie: Thanks for hosting the journey.

crimepieces said...

Great Challenge. Sorry I was only able to make the Greek leg!

Dorte H said...

This challenge was a great idea even if I didn´t have the time to participate :)

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