By Leif GW Persson
Unheard of . . . Persson writes with a yes hand and sharp perception. His detectives are human, attention-grabbing, and fallible . . . one other winner from Persson. If something, it’s even larger than the 1st publication. enthusiasts of Scandinavian crime fiction will devour it up.”
Stockholm, 1975: Six children take the total employees of the West German embassy hostage. The lengthy siege ends with the deaths of 2 hostages and the wounding of numerous others. bounce to 1989: whilst a Swedish civil servant is murdered, the 2 major detectives at the case locate their research rapidly shelved via a corrupt senior investigator. Ten years later: Lars Johansson, having simply joined the Swedish defense Police, comes to a decision to tie up a number of free ends left at the back of via his predecessor: in particular, records on Swedes who had allegedly collaborated at the 1975 takeover of the West German embassy, one in every of whom grew to become out to be the homicide sufferer in 1989. Johansson reopens the research and follows the leads--right as much as your step of Sweden's newly minted minister of justice.
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