Tourquai by Tim Davys, the third installment of the Mollisan Town Quartet, is a “sinister sequel” to Amberville and Lanceheim. As in the first two books, Davys weaves an intricate plot in his alternative universe around the larger questions of stuffed-animal nature, exploring issues of fate, loyalty, good and evil.
Fans of Swedish crime fiction can look forward to Night Rounds by Helene Tursten, translated by Laura Wideburg. Tursten’s second book in English about detective inspector Irene Huss will be published in February by Soho Press.
Open Book Publishers has published the first selection in English of poems and essays by the late Göran Printz-Påhlson, Swedish poet who was a long-time resident of the UK. The volume, edited and translated by Robert Archambeau, is available in both print and digital formats.