BEHIND THE LABEL OF NORDIC “NOIR”: ARNE DAHL’S EUROPA BLUES

Europa Blues was the fourth novel in Arne Dahl’s Intercrime series (in Swedish, it’s called A Gruppen (The A Group, or A Team if you want to be very cute) published in 2001, and in translation in 2015, by which time the first series of TV dramas adapted from the first five of the novels (and titled, imaginatively, “Arne Dahl”, which makes sense because Dahl is a pseudonym)was airing on…