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Nunnally, Tiina 1952-

Works: 138 works in 575 publications in 3 languages and 30,432 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Historical fiction  Fairy tales  Thrillers (Fiction)  Domestic fiction  Biography  Autobiographies 
Roles: Translator, Author, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.L6585, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tiina Nunnally
Smilla's sense of snow by Peter Høeg( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Smilla's Sense of Snow presents one of the toughest heroines in modern fiction. Smilla Qaavigaaq Jaspersen is part Inuit, but she lives in Copenhagen. She is thirty-seven, single, childless, moody, and she refuses to fit in. Smilla's six-year-old Inuit neighbor, Isaiah, manages only with a stubbornness that matches her own to befriend her." "When Isaiah falls off a roof and is killed, Smilla doesn't believe it's an accident. She has seen his tracks in the snow, and she knows about snow. She decides to investigate and discovers that even the police don't want her to get involved. But opposition appeals to Smilla." "As all of Copenhagen settles down for a quiet Christmas, Smilla's investigation takes her from a fervently religious accountant to a tough-talking pathologist and an alcoholic shipping magnate and into the secret files of the Danish company responsible for extracting most of Greenland's mineral wealth - and finally onto a ship with an international cast of villains bound for a mysterious mission on an uninhabitable island off Greenland." "To read Smilla's Sense of Snow is to be taken on a magical, nerve-shattering journey - from the snow-covered streets of Copenhagen to the awesome beauty of the Arctic ice caps. A mystery, a love story, and an elegy for a vanishing way of life, Smilla's Sense of Snow is a breathtaking achievement, an exceptional feat of storytelling."--Jacket
The lost boy by Camilla Läckberg( Book )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Patrik Hedstrom is no stranger to tragedy. A murder case concerning Fjällbacka's dead financial director, Mats Sverin, is a grim but useful distraction from his recent family misfortunes. It seems Sverin was a man who everybody liked yet nobody really knew--a man with something to hide ... His high school sweetheart, Nathalie, has just returned to Fjallbacka with her five-year-old son--perhaps can she shed some light on who Sverin really was? However, Nathalie has her own secret. If it's discovered, she will lose her only child. As the investigation stalls, the police have many questions. But there is only one that matters: Is there anything a mother would not do to protect her child?
The drowning by Camilla Läckberg( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a man disappears in Fjällbacka, Patrik Hedström and his colleagues are unsure if he is dead or alive. When, four months later he is found murdered, frozen in the ice, it comes to light that one of the dead man's acquaintances, author Christian Thydell, has begun receiving anonymous threats. When he receives a threat during the launch party for his breakthrough novel, he breaks down and shows the letters to Erika Falck, who helped him with the manuscript. He refuses to contact the police, and Erika sneaks a letter into her bag and shows it to Patrik. Long suspecting that something is tormenting Christian, she and her husband agree that he is in great danger. When another man is found murdered, the police realize that there is a connection
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren( Book )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village
Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Originally published in Norwegian in 1920 and set in fourteenth-century Norway, The Wreath chronicles the courtship of a headstrong and passionate young woman and a dangerously charming and impetuous man. Undset re-creates the historical backdrop in vivid detail, immersing readers in the day-to-day life, social conventions, and political undercurrents of the period. Her prose combines the sounds and style of Nordic ballads, European courtly poetry, and religious literature. But the story Undset tells is a modern one; it mirrors post-World War I political and religious anxieties, and introduces a heroine who has long captivated contemporary readers. Defying her parents and stubbornly pursuing her own happiness, Kristin emerges as a woman who not only loves with power and passion but intrepidly confronts her sexuality."--Jacket
The land of dreams by Vidar Sundstøl( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winner of the Riverton Prize for best Norwegian crime novel and named by Dagbladet as one of the top twenty-five Norwegian crime novels of all time, The Land of Dreams is the chilling first installment in Vidar Sundstøl's critically acclaimed Minnesota Trilogy, set on the rugged north shore of Lake Superior and in the region's small towns and deep forests. The grandson of Norwegian immigrants, Lance Hansen is a U.S. Forest Service officer and has a nearly all-consuming passion for local genealogy and history. But his quiet routines are shattered one morning when he comes upon a Norwegian tourist brutally murdered near a stone cross on the shore of Lake Superior. Another Norwegian man is nearby; covered in blood and staring out across the lake, he can only utter the word kjærlighet. Love. FBI agent Bob Lecuyer is assigned to the case, as is Norwegian detective Eirik Nyland, who is immediately flown in from Oslo. As the investigation progresses, Lance begins to make shocking discoveries--including one that involves the murder of an Ojibwe man on the very same site more than one hundred years ago. As Lance digs into two murders separated by a century, he finds the clues may in fact lead toward someone much closer to home than he could have imagined. The Land of Dreams is the opening chapter in a sweeping chronicle from one of Norway's leading crime writers--a portrait of an extraordinary landscape, an exploration of hidden traumas and paths of silence that trouble history, and a haunting study in guilt and the bonds of blood."--
The last good man : a novel by A. J Kazinski( Book )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

According to Jewish scripture, there are thirty-six righteous people on earth. Without them, humanity would perish. But the thirty-six do not know that they are the chosen ones. In Beijing, a monk collapses in his chamber. A fiery mark has spread across his back and down his spine. In Mumbai, a man who served the poor dies suddenly. His body shows the same mark. Similar deaths are reported in cities around the world - the victims all humanitarians, all with the same death mark. In Copenhagen, it falls to veteran detective Niels Bentzon to investigate. He is told to find eight 'good people' of Denmark and warn them of this threat. But Bentzon is trained to see the worst in people and he becomes increasingly skeptical as he realizes that not everyone perceived to be good is truly good. It is only when Niels meets Hannah, a brilliant astrophysicist mourning the death of her husband, that the pair begin to piece together the puzzle and a pattern emerges. There have been thirty-four deaths and there are two more to come. According to the pattern, Bentzon and Hannah can predict the time and place of the final two. The murders will occur in Venice and Copenhagen. And the time is now
Chronicler of the winds by Henning Mankell( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the rooftop of a theater in an African port, Nelio, a ten year old boy--"a leader of street kids, rumored to be a healer and a prophet and possessed of a strangely ancient wisdom--"tells his unforgettable story over the course of nine nights
The inner circle by Mari Jungstedt( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working on an archaeological dig to uncover an ancient Viking fortification on the Swedish island of Gotland, a group of students becomes caught up in a web of horror when a young woman turns up dead, naked, and hanging from a tree, the victim of a ritual killing
Only the dead by Vidar Sundstøl( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Norwegian tourist has been found murdered on the shore of Lake Superior--right where an Ojibwe man may have been killed more than one hundred years earlier. Four months later, the official investigation is supposedly over but still not resolved, and U.S. Forest Service officer Lance Hansen, drawn into the mystery by his grisly discovery of the body, is uncovering clues disturbingly close to home. His former father-in-law, Willy Dupree, may hold the key to the century-old murder of Swamper Caribou. And his own brother, Andy, might know more than he's telling--more than he should know--about the recent homicide. The relationship between the brothers takes a dangerous turn as their annual deer hunt becomes a deadly game. Steeped in the rich history of Lake Superior's rugged North Shore, this follow-up to the Riverton Prize-winning The Land of Dreams pursues two tales through a bleak and beautiful landscape haunted by the lives and dreams of its Scandinavian immigrants and Native Americans. Hansen finds himself equally haunted by the complex mysteries that continue to unravel around him."--
The royal physician's visit by Per Olov Enquist( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Denmark in the 1760s ... Johann Friedrich Struensee, a German doctor from Altona, student of Enlightment philosephers Diderot and Voltaire, and court physician to mad young King Christian, stepped through the aperture history had opened for him and became for two years the holder of absolute power in Denmark."--Page 4 of cover
The complete fairy tales and stories by H. C Andersen( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bicentennial publication by an award-winning translator features thirty of Andersen's tales including "The Tinderbox," "The Emperor's New Clothes," and "The Little Mermaid," in a volume complemented by the writer's paper-cut illustrations
Before you sleep by Linn Ullmann( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Norwegian and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on three generations of Norwegian women. It begins with the daughter of an immigrant to the U.S. She returns to Norway with two daughters, one of whom gives birth to the novel's narrator, Karin. A tale of motherhood, marriage, love and infidelity
Hans Christian Andersen : his fairy tale life by Hjørdis Varmer( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the nineteenth century Danish author whose fairy tales brought him world renown
The Ravens by Vidar Sundstøl( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's been a long, dark time since a gruesome discovery drew U.S. Forest Service ranger Lance Hansen into a murder investigation that is now approaching a resolution--although not to his satisfaction. In fact, the mysteries have been multiplying and getting uncomfortably close to home. On the run after a hunting expedition with his brother, Andy, went awry, Lance is haunted by visions of Swamper Caribou, the Ojibwe medicine man whose death a century earlier remains unexplained. Willy Dupree, Lance's former father-in-law, has the ability to interpret dreams--and what he reveals may be key to understanding both deaths, past and present. Reluctantly taking on the role of detective, Lance uncovers troubling connections and grim secrets that will shake him to his very core.In the final installment of his award-winning Minnesota Trilogy, Norwegian crime writer Vidar Sundstøl's affinity for the northern world of Lake Superior is on full display--as Lance's search takes him from the wilds of the Boundary Waters to outposts steeped in voyageur history and Ojibwe culture, from the streets of the Twin Cities to the gritty port of Duluth, to the sleepy tourist towns that dot the North Shore--and as the mysteries of love and nature, history and culture merge in a powerful conclusion. "--
Dark Angel by Mari Jungstedt( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The successful and glamorous event planner, Viktor Algärd, has recently left his wife and children for his new lover. When he is found poisoned after a big night out, his spurned wife is a natural suspect. But the motive widens, as three cottages are burned down on the peaceful vacation destination of Gotland Island. In order for Detective Anders Knutas to catch the killer, he must unravel the truth that lies hidden at the heart of a broken family- and face secrets of his own
Doghead by Morten Ramsland( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asger is called home to Denmark to visit as his grandmother is dying. As she grows weaker, she tells him the true (or possibly true) stories of his rogue of a grandfather, the misdeeds of his father and cousins, and sets him on a treasure hunt, all haunted by his childhood vision of the Doghead
The dead of summer by Mari Jungstedt( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karin Jacobsson, Anders Knutas's newly promoted deputy, starts a complex inquiry into a murder committed while Knutas is on holiday. Peter Bovide, the owner of a small construction company, has been camping on the island of Faro with his wife and children. One morning, Bovide fails to return from his regular morning jog, and his bullet-ridden body, including multiple stomach shots after one to the head, turns up shortly afterward
Shark drunk : the art of catching a large shark from a tiny rubber dinghy in a big ocean by Morten Andreas Strøksnes( Book )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the great depths surrounding the Lofoten islands in Norway lives the infamous Greenland shark. At twenty-six feet in length and weighing more than a ton, it is truly a beast to behold. But the shark is not just known for its size alone: its meat contains a toxin that, when consumed, has been known to make people drunk and hallucinatory. Shark Drunk is the true story of two friends, the author and the eccentric artist Hugo Aasjord, as they embark on a wild pursuit of the famed creature -- from a tiny rubber boat. Together, the two men tackle existential questions, survive the world's most powerful maelstrom, and, yes, get drunk, as they attempt to understand the ocean from every possible angle, drawing on poetry, science, history, ecology, mythology, and their own, sometimes intoxicated, observations
Killer's art. by Mari Jungstedt( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a cold wintry morning in the picturesque port town of Visby when art dealer Egon Wallin's battered and naked body is found suspended feet from the ground, hanging from the 'gate of love' in the town's old city walls
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Smilla's sense of snow
Pippi LongstockingKristin LavransdatterChronicler of the windsThe inner circleThe royal physician's visitThe complete fairy tales and storiesBefore you sleepHans Christian Andersen : his fairy tale life
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