Author(s): Anders Roslund
A convicted murderer dies awaiting execution on Ohio's death row. Six years later, the same man walks into a Stockholm police station. He's defeated death. He's played the unplayable system. And now Detective Superintendent Ewert Grens must discover how.
'Astonishing ... Passionate ... Taut with suspense' Sunday Times, Books of 2011. 'A powerful, multi-layered novel' Guardian. 'A mesmerising crime narrative' Independent.
Award-winning journalist Anders Roslund and ex-criminal Borge Hellstrom are Sweden's most acclaimed fiction duo. Their unique ability to combine inside knowledge of the brutal reality of criminal life with searing social criticism in complex, intelligent plots has put them at the forefront of modern Scandinavian crime writing. Kari Dickson was born in Edinburgh, but grew up bi-lingually as her mother is Norwegian. She currently teaches in the Scandinavian department at the University of Edinburgh.