A journey into Norwegian Noir

Purdue students explore crime fiction at the source JERRY HOLT Purdue University Northwest They traveled to the top of the fjords; they rubbed shoulders with the most famous Norwegian authors—and they investigated Norway’s most famous unsolved murder case. The Norwegian Noir study class of December 2019 did it all—and they managed to do it in eight days. The class came about after I, fresh from a Fulbright in Bergen, decided to offer a graduate class in American and Norwegian Noir at Purdue’s Hammond campus. Noir has become the fastest-growing literary form in Scandinavia in the wake of the Steig Larsson’s “Dragon Tattoo” se
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The Norwegian American

Published since May 17, 1889 PO Box 30863 Seattle WA 98113 Tel: (206) 784-4617 • Email: naw@na-weekly.com

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