By Thomas Enger
Uncovering classification divisions, racial conflicts, and tangled feelings, this gritty, surprising
novel of suspense heralds the coming of an incredible new talent.
Henning Juul is a veteran investigative crime reporter in Oslo, Norway. A awful fireplace killed his six-year-old son, minimize scars throughout his face, and ended his marriage, and on his first day again on the task after the bad tragedy a physique is found in a single of the city’s public parks. a gorgeous girl collage scholar has been stoned to demise and buried as much as her neck, her physique left bloody and uncovered. The brutality of the crime shakes the complete kingdom, yet regardless of his personal contemporary trauma – and the truth that his ex-wife’s new boyfriend can be at the case - Henning is given the assignment. whilst the victim’s boyfriend, a Pakistani local, is arrested, Henning feels convinced the guy is blameless. This was once no longer easily a center Eastern-style honor killing within the face of adultery – it was once a much more complex gesture, and one who will drag Henning right into a darkness he’s by no means dreamed of.