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The Hypnotist

Kepler, Lars (Book - 2011 )
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In the frigid clime of Tumba, Sweden, a gruesome triple homicide attracts the interest of Detective Inspector Joona Linna, who demands to investigate the murders. The killer is still at large, and there's only one surviving witness--the boy whose family was killed before his eyes. Whoever committed the crimes wanted this boy to die: he's suffered more than one hundred knife wounds and lapsed into a state of shock. Desperate for information, Linna sees only one option: hypnotism. He enlists Dr. Erik Maria Bark to mesmerize the boy, hoping to discover the killer through his eyes.
Authors: Kepler, Lars
Uniform Title: Hypnotisören. English
Title: The hypnotist
Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Characteristics: 503 p. ;,24 cm.
Notes: Translation from the Swedish of: Hypnotisören.
Originally published in Sweden: Albert Bonniers Förlag, 2009.
Summary: In the frigid clime of Tumba, Sweden, a gruesome triple homicide attracts the interest of Detective Inspector Joona Linna, who demands to investigate the murders. The killer is still at large, and there's only one surviving witness--the boy whose family was killed before his eyes. Whoever committed the crimes wanted this boy to die: he's suffered more than one hundred knife wounds and lapsed into a state of shock. Desperate for information, Linna sees only one option: hypnotism. He enlists Dr. Erik Maria Bark to mesmerize the boy, hoping to discover the killer through his eyes.
Additional Contributors: Long, Ann - 1939-
ISBN: 0374173958
9780374173951
Statement of Responsibility: Lars Kepler ; translated from the Swedish by Ann Long
Subject Headings: Murderers Identification Fiction. Hypnotists Fiction. Children of murder victims Fiction. Murder victims Fiction. Boys Fiction.
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction.
Topical Term: Murderers
Hypnotists
Children of murder victims
Murder victims
Boys
LCCN: 2010044603
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Comment by: DesPlainesReaders Nov 02, 2011

If your a fan of Scandinavian thrillers like Steig Larsson, this is one of the best I have read.


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