The Stranger by Camilla Lackberg

stranger

This is a Scandinavian crime novel set in a small town on the west coast of Sweden and is part of a series of books with the recurring central character, Inspector Patrik Hedstrom. It’s a well-paced thriller but a bit light-weight. Much of the story deals with the local society and their secrets, though a certain amount of comedy is added by the life of the lazy chief of the station. After reading a couple of the series, I would say to try Henning Mankell or Jo Nesbo first if you want to read some good Scandinavian Crime Fiction.

You can reserve a copy of this on South Dublin Libraries’ catalogue here.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s