Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Scandinavian Literature
Series: Hanne Wilhelmsen -2 (#8)
Overall, I would say 1222 is a good choice for fans of Scandinavian mysteries looking for some light before-bed reading. Anne Holt's plot is sufficiently engaging, with enough enticing cliff hangers at the chapter ends to keep you up for a few extra minutes. Hanne is a wheelchair-bound ex-police o...
I enjoyed this, for the most part. I loved the protagonist and her salty, anti-social tendencies. The mystery itself ... eh. I never really felt much tension or suspense, despite the claustrophobic setting, so the urgency of discovery was never there for me. The parlor-room confrontation and revea...
A train climbing a steep Norwegian mountain derails moments after the train's engineer dies and close to a station and hotel. Fortunately no one else onboard suffers from any life-threatening injuries and they are all evacuated to the Finse 1222 hotel. The travelers are a motley crew and include a r...
Retired police inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen is on the train riding to see a specialist about the paralysis that keeps her wheelchair bound when the train derails. One thousand two hundred and twenty two meters above sea level the survivors are evacuated to nearby, centuries old hotel. Despite the ev...
1222 metres above sea level the train travelling from Oslo to Bergen derails during the start of the worst snow storm in Norwegian history. With the snow and freezing temperatures getting steadily worse, the 269 passengers have no hope of a quick rescue and no choice but to take refuge in centuries ...
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