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  • Paperback: 245 pages
  • Publisher: Pegasus Books (April 3 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1605983934
  • ISBN-13: 978-1605983936
  • Product Dimensions: 1.4 x 0.2 x 2.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 476 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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"A genuinely gripping crime thriller with a psychological twist" Aesthetica "Similar in tone to Mankell's early Wallander novels, this one drifts up off the page with all the deadly intensity of mustard gas" Irish Times --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

About the Author

Jan Costin Wagner est né en 1972 à Francfort. Il vit entre l'Allemagne et la Finlande, le pays de sa femme. Pour son premier roman, Nachtfahrt, il a obtenu le prix Marlowe 2002 du meilleur thriller. Son deuxième roman, Lune de glace (Gallimard, 2006, a connu un immense succès et a été traduit en de nombreuses langues. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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By Donna M. Thornton on Oct. 19 2014
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excellent. New writer to me, and I really ennjoy his books.
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intriguing procedural set in Finland Feb. 1 2014
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This is the second book in a series about police detective Kimmo Joentaa, though it's the first I've read.

The story focuses on two detectives, recent widower Joentaa and his retired colleague Ketola, who worked on the abduction-murder case of a young girl 33 years ago. Now another girl has disappeared in exactly the same spot, and Joentaa asks his old boss for help. The writing is very good and the case is interesting, though this is a warning that there are some graphic descriptions of child molestation that are not easy to read. I enjoyed reading a book set in Finland; I search out Scandinavian thrillers and have found that those from Finland are harder to find, and the culture and even language seem quite distinct from other Scandinavian countries, all of which made this book more interesting. I would describe this book as quite psychological in nature, and the writing about various characters is really good, as is the dialogue.

In order the series includes: Ice Moon, Silence, Winter of the Lions, and The Light in the Dark House (not translated as of 01/2014).
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unexpected May 13 2013
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The author accomplished what he set out to do -- he poses so many conundrums, so many ethical issues -- well worth reading