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Literature / The Barbarotti Series

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The Barbarotti-Series (2006-2012) is a series of crime novels by Håkan Nesser, revolving around the Swedish Inspector Gunnar Barbarotti.

Books of the Series:

Tropes that apply to the series as a whole:

  • Idiosyncratic Cover Art: All covers show the view out of a window; except the one for Berättelse om herr Roos, which shows a window too, but you see it from the outside.
  • Multi-Ethnic Name: Inspector Gunnar Barbarotti: His Italian father wanted to give him an Italian name, his Swedish mother a Swedish one. In the end they decided to give him a Swedish first name and to give him his father's last name, as a compromise.


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