When it comes to literature, boundaries of language and borders should not hinder you from enjoying a good story. With expertly translated versions of foreign language books available, there’s really no excuse to overlook the ocean of incredible stories from different parts of the world.
Crime fiction is one of the genres rich with brilliant works across different countries and languages. Not only are these novels packing big twists and thrills, they often allow the reader to get an insight into the culture and practices of a country that’s foreign to them, making the reading experience richer and more fulfilling.
While it’s impossible to narrow down the list of brilliant crime thriller fiction from around the world, we’ve managed to pick seven must-read novels that have been translated to English from different languages. Happy reading!