By Thomas Enger
Uncovering classification divisions, racial conflicts, and tangled feelings, this gritty, stunning
novel of suspense heralds the arriving of a massive new talent.
Henning Juul is a veteran investigative crime reporter in Oslo, Norway. A awful fireplace killed his six-year-old son, lower scars throughout his face, and ended his marriage, and on his first day again on the activity after the negative tragedy a physique is chanced on in a single of the city’s public parks. a gorgeous woman university scholar has been stoned to loss of life and buried as much as her neck, her physique left bloody and uncovered. The brutality of the crime shakes the full kingdom, yet regardless of his personal contemporary trauma – and the truth that his ex-wife’s new boyfriend is additionally at the case - Henning is given the task. while the victim’s boyfriend, a Pakistani local, is arrested, Henning feels sure the fellow is blameless. This used to be no longer easily a center Eastern-style honor killing within the face of adultery – it was once a much more complex gesture, and person who will drag Henning right into a darkness he’s by no means dreamed of.