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Barry Forshaw

BARRY FORSHAW is a writer and journalist specializing in crime fiction and cinema. His books include The Man Who Left Too Soon: The Life and Works of Stieg Larsson(2010), British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia(2008), The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction(2007), Italian Cinema: Arthouse to Exploitation(2006) and Death in a Cold Climate: A Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction(2012), and he has contributed to the Directory of World Cinema. He has also written for a variety of national newspapers as well as for Movie Mail, Waterstone's Books Quarterly and Good Book Guide and is editor of the online Crime Timemagazine. He is also a talking head for the ITV Crime Thriller author profiles and BBC TV documentaries, and has been Vice Chair of the Crime Writers' Association.

Works

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British Crime Film
Subverting the Social Order

Palgrave Macmillan
A comprehensive social history of British crime film by the UK's principal expert on crime film and fiction Presenting a stunning social history of Britain...
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Death in a Cold Climate
A Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction

Palgrave Macmillan
Barry Forshaw, the UK's principal crime fiction expert, presents a celebration and analysis ofthe Scandinavian crime genre; from Sjöwall and Wahlöö's Martin...
Barry Forshaw

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