Stieg Larsson

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This article examines how and why the work of the Swedish crime writer Stieg Larsson has travelled successfully across Europe. It will inform strategies enabling authors from small nations to navigate an international platform and access global markets. The research includes a series of original interviews with publishing figures who have contributed to the European status of Larsson’s Millennium trilogy. Their views are presented across an author case study detailing: initial reception, original publisher, move into the international sphere, English-language publisher, and narrative content. Findings determine that a committed and well-respected network of publishers, in key markets, is vital when bringing a good story to readers across the globe.

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