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addaword.gifdefinition of Nordic noir

noun
crime fiction stories written by Scandinavian authors, which often portray people and events in a very bleak way
... a misfire like Dead Man Down serves as a useful reminder that ... not all of Nordic noir is excellent. Even Steig Larsson's fabled Millennium trilogy looks a bit threadbare these days, like someone you're embarrassed you once dated.
Submitted on 20/06/2013 09:54:00
Definition of Nordic noir from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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