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Nordic Noir - Crime in Translation - Victoria Cribb - Audio Nordic Noir: The Scandinavian Crime Book Club - Audio

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Victoria Cribb works as a freelance translator and is the translator of the best-selling and award-winning Icelandic crime writer Arnaldur Indridason. She co-translated Arctic Chill with Bernard Scudder, and also translated Hypothermia and Operation Napoleon and is currently working on the next in the series, Black Skies (provisional title), Arnaldur’s response to the Icelandic banking crisis. Victoria talks about the insights and challenges of translating crime fiction, and gives examples of what may happen when Nordic crime fiction invades the English language. Chaired by Dr Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen (UCL Scandinavian Studies).

Victoria Cribb works as a freelance translator and is the translator of the best-selling and award-winning Icelandic crime writer Arnaldur Indridason. She co-translated Arctic Chill with Bernard Scudder, and also translated Hypothermia and Operation Napoleon and is currently working on the next in the series, Black Skies (provisional title), Arnaldur’s response to the Icelandic banking crisis. Victoria talks about the insights and challenges of translating crime fiction, and gives examples of what may happen when Nordic crime fiction invades the English language. Chaired by Dr Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen (UCL Scandinavian Studies).

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