A type of Scandinavian crime fiction and television drama that typically features dark storylines and bleak urban settings: the appetite for Nordic noir shows no sign of decreasing
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- This Swedish husband-and-wife team are the godparents of the literary genre often called Nordic Noir.
- With its eerie location and Scandinavian connections, Shetland will obviously draw comparisons to the Nordic Noir dramas such as The Killing and The Bridge.
- Long before the current spate of Nordic noir such as Wallander and The Killing, Baroness Rendell, 82, was the queen of British television crime drama.
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