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Calling out for you!

Author: Karin Fossum
Publisher: London : Harvill, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gunder Jomann, a quiet, middle-aged man from a peaceful Norwegian community, thinks his life has been made complete when he returns from a trip to India a married man. But on the day his Indian bride is due to join him, he is called to the hospital to his sister's bedside. The local taxi driver sent instead to meet the bride at the airport returns without her. Then the town is shocked by the news of an Indian woman  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karin Fossum
ISBN: 1843432137 9781843432135
OCLC Number: 61856600
Notes: Translation of: Elskede Poona.
Description: 264 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Elskede Poona.
Responsibility: Karin Fossum ; translated from the Norwegian by Charlotte Barslund.

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Gunder Jomann, a quiet, middle-aged man from a peaceful Norwegian community, thinks his life has been made complete when he returns from a trip to India a married man. But on the day his Indian bride is due to join him, he is called to the hospital to his sister's bedside. The local taxi driver sent instead to meet the bride at the airport returns without her. Then the town is shocked by the news of an Indian woman found bludgeoned to death in a nearby meadow. Inspector Sejer and his colleague Skarre head the murder inquiry, cross-examining the townsfolk and planting seeds of suspicion.

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Praise for Karin Fossum's crime novels: "Like the best Rendell, this unsettling novel tackles the reasons people commit crimes and the devastating effect it has on the protagonists' lives."--"Good Read more...

 
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