Originally Posted by asjogren
Kumabjorn, I too enjoyed the millennium series in part because of the locale and the internal politics. We get such crap for news in the USA, that it takes novelists and comedians and foreign press to get a perspective on the world outside.
Because of Mr. Larsson's work, I found another author from Sweden that I like a lot - Henning Mankell.
Kurt Wallander seems to come alive on those pages, doesn't he?
Ystad is a very small city on the southern coast of Sweden. Every summer it is run over by German tourists who come to participate in "Wallander Tours".