Reviews

  • "A terrific crime novel that explores culpability, peer group pressure, betrayal and paranoia. Fossum’s prose style, translated by Charlotte Barslund, is crisp and clear, with not a word wasted."

    Reading Matters
  • "I not only enjoyed it but admired it, too. I also found it playing in my head for a long time afterwards, the effect on the reader every writer surely longs for"

    Lesley McDowell, Sunday Herald
  • "The seventh Inspector Sejer novel from Norway's leading female crime writer is, like its predecessors, a gem"

    Laura Wilson, Guardian
  • "This is a battle of wits, conducted with chilly intensity and an unsettling sense of menace"

    Joan Smith, Sunday Times
  • "Few match her ability to conjure an atmosphere of emotional as well as geographical desolation"

    Marcel Berlins, The Times