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The hypnotist

Author: Lars Kepler; Miranda Dawson
Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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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.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lars Kepler; Miranda Dawson
ISBN: 9780374173951 0374173958
OCLC Number: 676064815
Description: 503 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Hypnotisören.
Responsibility: Lars Kepler ; translated from the Swedish by Ann Long.

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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.

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Another Swedish Thriller Writer!!

by ZiggyZiggler (WorldCat user published 2012-04-07) Very Good Permalink

Excellent!! It seems like Swedish authors are just so willing to describe people as they are, not as they think we would like them to be. It makes them so real.

I want more!! Every bit as good as Dragon Tattoo. Worth staying awake for. I can't wait until the others get translated.

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