The Nightmare: A Novel (Detective Inspector Joona Linna)
"Kepler provides a master class in noir."—The Boston GlobeA drowned young woman is discovered on an abandoned pleasure boat drifting by the Stockholm archipelago---strangely, her clothes are dry. The next day in Stockholm, a man turns up dead, hanging from a lamp hook inside his completely bare... show more
"Kepler provides a master class in noir."—The Boston GlobeA drowned young woman is discovered on an abandoned pleasure boat drifting by the Stockholm archipelago---strangely, her clothes are dry. The next day in Stockholm, a man turns up dead, hanging from a lamp hook inside his completely bare apartment---but how could he have hung himself with no furniture to climb upon? As Detective Inspector Joona Linna begins to piece together the two mysteries, he discovers that they are a mere prelude to a dizzying and dangerous course of events. From the internationally bestselling author of The Hypnotist comes The Nightmare, another spellbinding tale of Nordic crime.
Publish date: 2013-01-29
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Scandinavian Literature
, Swedish Literature
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Oh my goodness...I think this has probably won the award for the WORST Nordic Noir book I have ever read. I barely gave the first in the series 3 stars for it dragging on and having vanilla characters. This book was even worse. I never thought I would ever say that I would never read another Nordic ...
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