You'll tell her your darkest secrets
Susan Svendsen has an unusual talent. She is an expert in finding out secrets. People feel compelled to confide in her and unwittingly confess their innermost thoughts. Her whole life, she has exploited this talent, but now her family is in jeopardy and there is a prison sentence hanging over her head.
Then Susan gets a timely offer from a former government official: use her power one more time and have all charges dropped. But there are some powerful people determined to stop her.
An artfully written, exuberant thriller with a mercurial and interesting central character
It's a rare treat to read a book by the far-from-prolific Danish author Peter Høeg. . . His latest novel is an offbeat futuristic thriller. . . the challenges Hoeg sets his readers are well worth taking on
A well-tuned and clever femi-thriller.
A continually surprising conspiracy thriller.
Peter Høeg is back. And better. And with a novel that is both a thriller, a social critique, and existentially provoking – and on top of that, wonderful and funny.