A mother and child are found brutally murdered in an old caravan on a remote piece of land. A bloody footprint is discovered at the scene, and Chief Inspector Sejer is called to investigate. Meanwhile, another mother, dying of cancer, confesses to her 21-year-old son that he is adopted. The man who abandoned them, whom the boy has become obsessed by, is not his real father. Why do we lie to those closest to us? Hellfire delves deep into the dark heart of family, and what drives people to commit the most horrific of crimes.
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A mother and child are found brutally murdered in an old caravan on a remote piece of land. A bloody footprint is discovered at the scene, and Chief Inspector Sejer is called to investigate. Hellfire delves deep into the dark heart of family, and what drives people to commit the most horrific of crimes.
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"A contemporary Patricia Highsmith" * Irish Times *"Fossum writes humane thrillers which perturb and chill" * Observer *"Fossum's intelligence compassion...is not often found in the pages of crime fiction" -- Donna Leon * Sunday Times *"A superb writer of psychological suspense" * New York Times *"There's always something dark hovering on the edge of the page, something about getting what you wish for and the crushing irony when that gift proves your undoing" * New York Times Book Review *
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The latest intricate psychological crime novel in the award-winning Inspector Sejer series, books beloved for their deep insight into the human mind

Produktdetaljer

ISBN
9781846559402
Publisert
2016
Utgiver
Vendor
Harvill Secker
Vekt
381 gr
Høyde
234 mm
Bredde
153 mm
Dybde
23 mm
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Antall sider
288

Forfatter
Oversetter

Biographical note

Karin Fossum's critically acclaimed novels have won numerous prizes. She is two-time winner of the prestigious Riverton Award and has also won the Glass Key Award for the best Nordic crime novel, an honour shared with Henning Mankell and Jo Nesbo, as well as the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her highly acclaimed Inspector Sejer series has been published in more than forty countries.