Reviews

  • "Razor-sharp... Mankell is, without doubt, one of the most impressive crime writers at work today"

    Guardian
  • "Mesmerically fascinating"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "A terse, gripping dissection of a broken man whose private morality is as barren as the frozen wastes that betray his destiny"

    Times Literary Supplement
  • "An atmospheric and chilling portrait of a disturbed mind"

    Observer
  • "A noirish psychological thriller, steeped in eerie premonitions and symbolism, in prose that's as cold, empty and pitiless as the landscape it describes"

    Metro