Saturday, February 23, 2013

Nordic Noir from Terra Mariana


Indrek Hargla’s witty apothecary Melchior solves the dark mysteries in France.
Gaïa Editions, the French publisher of Scandinavian fiction has undertaken to add another series of Estonian novels to their list. After successfully publishing the five volumes of A.H. Tammsaare’s Truth and Justice they have launched the first part of Indrek Hargla’s medieval crime stories featuring apothecary Melchior. L’Enigme de Saint-Olav (Apothecary Melchior and the Mystery of St. Olaf’s Church) has been translated into French by Jean-Pascal Ollivry.

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