Last Train to Helsingor

Last Train to Helsingor Copenhagen is a mysterious city where strange and sinister things often happen Menacing and at times darkly humorous there are echoes of Roald Dahl and Daphne du Maurier in these stories many of whi

  • Title: Last Train to Helsingor
  • Author: Heidi Amsinck
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  • Page: 401
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  • Copenhagen is a mysterious city where strange and sinister things often happen Menacing and at times darkly humorous, there are echoes of Roald Dahl and Daphne du Maurier in these stories, many of which have been specially commissioned for BBC Radio 4.From the commuter who bitterly regrets falling asleep on a late night train in Last Train to Helsing r , to the mushroomCopenhagen is a mysterious city where strange and sinister things often happen Menacing and at times darkly humorous, there are echoes of Roald Dahl and Daphne du Maurier in these stories, many of which have been specially commissioned for BBC Radio 4.From the commuter who bitterly regrets falling asleep on a late night train in Last Train to Helsing r , to the mushroom hunter prepared to kill to guard her secret in The Chanterelles of stvig.Here, the land of hygge becomes one of twilight and shadows, as canny antique dealers and property sharks get their comeuppance at the hands of old ladies in Conning Mrs Vinterberg , and ghosts go off script in The Wailing Girl.Deliciously dark and chilling, this is Nordic Noir at its finest.

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    1. The title story, which opens the collection, is as though Jeremy de Quidt's 'The Wrong Train' has been rewritten for adults by someone who's recently read Robert Aickman's 'The Hospice'. It's a promising start, and many of the other tales live up to it. 'The Music Box' is a cautionary tale of a collector's lust for a cursed object; 'The Tallboy' spins an equally enjoyable scene around a similar premise. 'The Light from Dead Stars' is a crime story in which a police inspector, about to retire, is [...]

    2. These Danish short stories meander along the sinister side of twilight, weaving dark descriptions of despair, duplicity and justly-deserved retribution. The 19 haunting and subtle stories in this anthology come from author Heidi Amsinck who, although born in Copenhagen, writes fluidly and artfully in English. This makes her writing refreshingly accessible for an international audience – although you’re never in any doubt that these tales take place in the slightly strange Scandinavian landsc [...]

    3. Strange things wait for Borg when he wakes in a disused railway siding.Listen here - bbc/iplayer/episode/

    4. Noir short stories set in DENMARKLast Train to Helsingør is the eponymous title of the first story in this slim volume, full of duplicitous perpetrators and situations with underlying menace.Many are set in Copenhagen, but some are set beyond the capital, on the train to Helsingør, or Brokholm further North, for example.Conniving elderly women will surely hook their victim in, the lure of an ancient Chinese vase too much for one antique dealer. Or woods full of those wonderful buttery mushroom [...]

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