Unwanted: A Novel
Publish date: 2012-02-28
Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Scandinavian Literature
, Swedish Literature
I enjoy these Scandinavian mysteries though the language is sometimes outside my grasp (colloquialisms and such that just make no sense to this American.) For most of this debut novel, we have an briefly unattended child stolen from a train. And the detectives spend 3/4 of the book trying to figure ...
Mi ripeterò fino alla nausea ma io ADORO le favole rivisitate e quando me ne ritrovo una per le mani, non posso resistere! Cinder è il primo di una trilogia e mannaggia a loro ma crea dipendenza. Conosciamo tutti la favola di Cenerentola e sappiamo bene che la patina di "Principessa da salvare in og...
3.5 starsI had trouble putting this book down. Despite enjoying the insight it gave me into the characters, I sometimes felt like there were just a couple too many points of view. In a longer book, it might not have bothered me. But in this shorter one, the transitions between the 4 main police in...
'Unwanted' by Kristina Ohlsson is a police procedural/mystery/suspense novel that is the first published in America by this author.Ohlsson's background is an impressive reminder of the expertise in crime and investigation which she brings to her work. She is a counter-terrorism officer in Vienna and...
This book starts of like a classic Swedish crime novel in the mould of Sjöwall and Wahlöö’s Martin Beck novels, and Henning Mankell’s Wallander series. It lost a lot of this feel early on – because this book does not focus on a solitary, depressed, detective, but on a small team. Mainly upon three o...
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