Originally Posted by poohbear_nc
I find them deliciously dark ... but overall I appreciate the clean, uncluttered prose style of most Scandinavian mysteries - the ecological bleakness/whiteness/cold reflected in the prose and the story lines.
Exactly why I like them too.
Haven't read a lot of these authors but while I've really enjoyed the couple of Jo Nesbo books I've read and one Anne Holt, Mankell just edges them. For now at least.