By Tiina Nunnally, Mari Jungstedt
"One of the simplest writers of Scandinavian crime fiction."
“Jungstedt can provide an exceptional clammy surroundings and a continuing premonition of strange deaths to come back. She's changing into considered one of Scandinavia's most sensible crime writers, no suggest praise in a crowded field."
—The London Times
After this weekend his well-ordered existence will be grew to become upside-down, yet he was once the single one that knew what lay forward. He had formulated the plans during the last six months, and now there has been no going again. His twenty-year marriage will be over whilst Monday arrived.
It is a chilly wintry morning within the picturesque port city of Visby whilst paintings broker Egon Wallin's battered and bare physique is located putting from a gate within the town's previous urban partitions. whilst the recognized portray “The loss of life Dandy" is stolen in Stockholm, aggravating hyperlinks to Wallin's homicide slowly begin to floor, taking the reader into the glittering international of the Swedish artwork elite and shadowy underground of prostitution and medicine. during this spine-chilling novel, superintendent Anders Knutas is dealing with one of many hardest investigations in his career.
“Mari Jungstedt creates the unique surroundings of Nordic crime–that land of snow and ice that fires our imagination."—Jane Jakeman, The Independent
"There is an icy dispassionate grip to Jungstedt's writing that recollects Henning Mankell."—Metro
“For a few massive time, cognoscenti of the easiest Scandinavian crime fiction were conscious that Mari Jungstedt's Inspector Knutas novels are one of the such a lot rarefied and fulfilling pleasures afforded by means of the field."—Barry Forshaw, writer of Death in a chilly weather: A advisor to Scandinavian Crime Fiction Writers
“Swedish Crime fiction author, Mari Jungstedt, retains convalescing and higher. . . .[Killer's Art] is a really relaxing ebook, excellently written. . ."—Nordic Bookblog
"Killer's Art is a vintage demonstration of simply why Mari Jungstedt is held in such excessive esteem."—CrimeTime, blog
“The Killer's Art is the fourth publication within the Knutas/Berg series—similar to the police procedurals of Peter Robinson. It hasn't been released within the US, that's a pity simply because it's one among my favourite Swedish series."—PopGoesFiction, blo
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