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The Department of Sensitive Crimes

A Detective Varg Novel

The Department of Sensitive Crimes( )
Author: McCall Smith, Alexander
Series title:Detective Varg Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4894-9528-0
Publication Date:Mar 2019
Publisher:Bolinda Publishing Pty, Limited
Imprint:Bolinda Audio
Book Format:CD-Extra
List Price:AUD $87.95
Book Description:

The Department of Sensitive Crimes is a Sandinavian Blanc novel. Scandinavian Blanc is different from Scandinavian Noir: there is nothing noir about the world of Ulf Varg, a detective in the Sensitive Crimes Department in the Swedish city of Malmo. Ulf is concerned with very odd, but not too threatening crimes - injuries to the back of the knee caused by an unknown hand, young women who allow their desperation for a boyfriend to get the better of them, and peculiar goings-on in a spa...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.4 x 13.9 cm
Book Weight:0.127 Kilograms
Author Biography
McCall Smith, Alexander (Author)
Alexander McCall Smith was born on August 24, 1948 in Zimbabwe. He was a professor of medical law at the University of Edinburgh, but he left in 2005 to focus on his writing. He has written over 60 books, including specialist academic titles including Forensic Aspects of Sleep and The Criminal Law of Botswana, short story collections including Portuguese Irregular Verbs, and children's books including The Perfect Hamburger. He is best known for the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. He also writes the Corduroy Mansions, Isabel Dalhousie and 44 Scotland Street series.

He has received numerous awards, including The Crime Writers' Association Dagger in the Library Award and the 2004 United Kingdom's Author of the Year Award. His book, The Full Cupboard of Life, received the Saga Award for Wit in the United Kingdom. In 2007, he received a CBE for his services in literature.

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