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BOOK REVIEW – The Killing II by David Hewson

By Marty Mulrooney

The Killing II David Hewson

In 2012 Alternative Magazine Online reviewed The Killing by David Hewson, a crime novel based upon the first series of the critically acclaimed Danish TV drama of the same name, describing it as “an unputdownable page-turner that deserves as much recognition as the television show that inspired it.” The Killing II is the novelisation of the second series of the show, once again following Detective Sarah Lund as she plunges headfirst into yet another complex murder mystery – this time involving the Danish Armed Forces – that only she can solve…

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TELEVISION REVIEW – The Killing: The Complete Seasons One and Two (DVD)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Killing Seasons One & Two

The Killing (Danish title Forbrydelsen) is a BAFTA award-winning and Emmy-nominated Danish television series written by Søren Sveistrup and produced by Danmarks Radio (the Danish Broadcasting Corporation). Each series follows Detective Inspector Sarah Lund (Sofie Gråbøl) as she investigates a specific case; the first series deals with the brutal rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman named Nanna Birk Larsen, whilst the second series deals with numerous killings that somehow involve the Danish military. Both series were shown on BBC Four in 2011 to high viewer figures and overwhelming critical acclaim.

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