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The “Missing File” TV series: the trailer!

The TV series based on the two first Avrhahm novels, “The Missing File” and “A Possibility of Violence”, premieres in Israel on May 19th (Kan 11). Produced by Keshet 12, Kan 11and Gumfilms, written by scereenwriter Erez Kav-El and directed by Oded Davidoff, the 8-episodes crima drama presents Israeli actor Moris Cohen as Avraham Avraham and a […]

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“The Missing File” on BOOKRIOT’s 100 must-read Mystery&Crime novels around the world 

“The Missing File”, the first Avraham novel, is on BOOKRIOT’s 100 must-read Mystery&Crime novels around the world list, published this week. The list, comprising of 100 crime classics from all over the world, includes, among others, novels such as “The Murder of Roger Ackroyd” by Agatha Christie, “Arthur and George” by Julian Barnes, “I remember […]

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“The Man who wanted to know”, the third Avraham novel, is now out in Hebrew

“The man who wanted to know”, a sequel to Dror A. Mishani’s international bestsellers, “The Missing File” and “A Possibility of Violence“, is now out in Hebrew (published by Achuzat Bayit). And this is what the back cover can reveal about the new investigation: “The man who wanted to know”, the third Avraham novel, is the most […]

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“A Possibility of Violence” in the GUARDIAN’s best crime novels round-up

“A Possibility of Violence”, the second Avraham novel (Translated by Todd Hasak-Lowy; Published by Quercus) appears in Laura Wilson’s best crime novels round-up in today’s issue of the Guardian. “With a refreshingly average and self-doubting protagonist, A Possibility of Violence is both tense and touching”, writes Wilson, (… and) definitely lives up to the promise […]

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“The Missing File” awarded with the Adei Wizo prize for Jewish literature in Italy

The first Avraham novel, “The Missing File” (In Italian: “Un Caso di Scomparsa”; Translated by Elena Loewenthal and published by Guanda), was awarded with the Adei Wizo prize for Jewish literature in Italy. The ceremony was held in the Biblioteca Palatina in Parma on October 30th. http://www.tvparma.it/Video/tg-parma—telegiornale/consegnato-allo-scrittore-israeliano-dror-mishani

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“A Possibility of Violence” now available in Poland, the Netherlands and the UK!

“A Possibility of Violence”, the second Avraham novel, is now available in Polish and Dutch translations – and in the UK too. In Poland the novel is published with Mroczna Seria (Serie noire) under the name “Mozliwosc przemocy”, in the Netherlands with De Bezige Bij Antwerp under the name “De Verdenking” – and in the […]

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Excellent early reviews for “A Possibility of Violence”

 “A Possibility of Violence”, the second Avraham novel, will be published in the US on July 1st (HarperCollins; Translated by Todd Hasak-Lowy), and is already recieved by excellent (starred) reviews.  PW called it “a stellar seuqel”, claiming that “Mishani makes good use of his study of the genre to create another psychologically complex case, in the process […]

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What makes Hebrew literature unique and who dunnit?

What makes Hebrew literature unique and who dunnit? A few days ago I read this speech in the opening ceremony of the Jerusalem internationl writers festival (I represented the Israeli writers while Jake Wallis Simons represented the guests). Now, as it appeared in Haaretz.com, you’re invited to read it too  

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The Martin Beck award was given to the first Avraham novel in Sweden

“Utsudade Spar”, the Swedish translation of the first Avraham novel (translated by Nils Larsson and published by Brombergs), was awarded with the Martin Beck award – the best crime novel translated to Swedish – yesterday in Sundsvall, Sweden. The award is given by the Swedish academy of crime writers every year since 1971. And here’s […]

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Why crime fiction?

Why crime fiction? The paperback edition of “The Missing File” is out in the US and Canada and I was happy to write a guest post for the excellent crime fiction blog, Mystery Fanfare. I try to explain there why am I writing crime of all things, what can detective fiction bring to Israeli literature […]

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Mrs. Peabody Investigates

International crime fiction, TV and film