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Fossum, Karin 1954-

Overview
Works: 159 works in 1,287 publications in 21 languages and 25,069 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Domestic fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Honoree, Performer, Other
Classifications: PT8951.16.O735, 839.8238
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Most widely held works by Karin Fossum
Bad intentions by Karin Fossum( Book )
44 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,827 libraries worldwide
Konrad Sejer must face down his memories and fears as he struggles to determine why the corpses of troubled young men keep surfacing in local lakes. As Sejer begins to feel his age weigh on him, he wonders if he has the strength to pursue the elusive explanations for human evil
The Indian bride by Karin Fossum( Book )
94 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 1,768 libraries worldwide
When perpetual bachelor Gunder Jomann goes to India for two weeks and comes home married, the Norwegian town of Elvestad is stunned. On the day the Indian bride is supposed to arrive, the battered body of a woman is found in a meadow on the outskirts of town. None of the "good people of Elvestad" can believe that anyone among them would be capable of such a brutal murder. But in his quiet, formal way, Inspector Konrad Sejer understands that good people can commit atrocious deeds, and that no one is altogether innocent--including the café owner who knows too much, the girl who wants to be a chief witness, and the bodybuilder with no outlet for his terrible strength. Another psychological mystery from one of Europe's most successful crime writers.--From publisher description
The water's edge by Karin Fossum( Book )
41 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,691 libraries worldwide
"A married couple, Reinhardt and Kristine Ris, are out for a Sunday walk when they discover the body of a boy and see the figure of a man limping away. They alert the police, but not before Reinhardt, to Kristine's horror, kneels down and takes photographs of the dead child with his cell phone. Inspectors Konrad Sejer and Jakob Skarre begin to make inquiries in the little town of Solberglia. But then another boy disappears, and an explanation seems more remote than ever. Meanwhile, the Ris's marriage starts to unravel as Reinhardt becomes obsessed with the tragic events and his own part in them"--Publisher's web site
Eva's eye by Karin Fossum( Book )
100 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 1,657 libraries worldwide
Investigating the murder of a man who had been missing for months, Inspector Sejer and his team discover that his death is linked to the murder of a prostitute and to Eva, a struggling artist who holds the key to solving both murders
Black seconds by Karin Fossum( Book )
58 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,642 libraries worldwide
In this fifth Inspector Sejer mystery, a little girl has vanished without a trace and Sejer must find her before it's too late
Don't look back by Karin Fossum( Book )
103 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 1,598 libraries worldwide
Beneath the imposing Kollen Mountain lies a small village where the children run in and out of one another's houses and play unafraid in the streets. But when a naked body is found by the lake at the top of the mountain, its seeming tranquillity is disturbed forever
He who fears the wolf by Karin Fossum( Book )
92 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 1,538 libraries worldwide
When a woman who lived alone in the woods is brutally murdered, Inspector Sejer investigates the chief suspect, a schizophrenic loner who recently escaped from a mental institution
I can see in the dark : a novel by Karin Fossum( Book )
31 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,464 libraries worldwide
"Riktor doesn't like the way the policeman storms into his home without even knocking. He doesn't like the arrogant way he walks around the house, taking note of its contents. The policeman doesn't bother to explain why he's there, and Riktor is too afraid to ask. He knows he's guilty of a terrible crime and he's sure the policeman has found him out. But when the policeman finally does confront him, Riktor freezes. The man is arresting him for something totally unexpected. Riktor doesn't have a clear conscience, but the crime he's being accused of is one he certainly didn't commit. Can he clear his name without further incriminating himself?"--
When the devil holds the candle by Karin Fossum( Book )
79 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,406 libraries worldwide
When the theft of a purse from a stroller results in an infant's death, two teenagers are in trouble. Unaware of the enormity of their crime, Zipp and Andreas are intent on committing still another. They follow an elderly woman home, and Andreas enters her house with his ever-reliable switchblade. Motionless in the dark, Zipp waits for his friend to come out. Inspector Konrad Sejer and his colleague Jacob Skarre see no connection between the infant's death and the reported disappearance of a local delinquent. While confusion mounts in the world outside, the chilling, heart-stopping truth unfolds inside the old woman's home. Unflappable as ever, Sejer digs below the surface of small-town tranquility in an effort to understand how and why violence destroys everyday lives
The murder of Harriet Krohn by Karin Fossum( Book )
46 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
"On a wet, gray night in early November, Charlo Torp, a former gambler who's only recently kicked the habit, makes his way through the slush to Harriet Krohn's apartment, flowers in his hand. Certain that paying off his debt is the only path to starting a new life and winning his daughter Julie's forgiveness, Charlo plans to rob the wealthy old woman's antique silver collection. What he doesn't expect is for her to put up a fight. The following morning Harriet is found dead, her antique silver missing, and the only clue Inspector Sejer and his team find in the apartment is an abandoned bouquet. Charlo should feel relieved, but he's heard of Sejer's amazing record--the detective has solved every case he's ever been assigned to. Sure that Sejer is inching steadily closer to the truth, Charlo does everything he can think of to keep from getting caught as he desperately tries to reconcile with Julie in this thrilling new addition to an acclaimed series. "--
Broken by Karin Fossum( Book )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,138 libraries worldwide
Awakened in the middle of the night by one of her own desperate characters, a shocked writer is compelled to envision a background and publish his story, which unfolds through the appearance of an obsessive young drug addict
Het huis der dwazen by Karin Fossum( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Eind jaren zeventig verblijft een jonge vrouw een jaar in een psychiatrische inrichting in Oslo
Don't look back by Karin Fossum( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 libraries worldwide
At the foot of the Kollen mountain lies a small village where the children play unafraid in the streets. But the tranquility is about to be irrecoverably shattered by a most sinister crime when a young woman's naked body is found by the lake. Inspector Sejer - smart, tough and enigmatic - is called in to investigate. Only he can uncover the dark secrets of this quiet community, hidden by deep family ties
De nacht van vier november by Karin Fossum( Book )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Als hun dochter verdwijnt, stort de wereld van een Noors echtpaar in
The caller by Karin Fossum( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 libraries worldwide
After Lily discovers her baby bathed in blood but unharmed, Inspector Sejer is called to investigate this sinister prank
He who fears the wolf by Karin Fossum( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Inspector Sejer is investigating the brutal murder of a woman who lived alone in the middle of the woods. The chief suspect is another loner, a schizophrenic recently escaped from a mental institution. The only witness is a twelve-year-old boy, overweight, obsessed with archery, and a resident at a home for delinquents. When a demented man robs a nearby bank and accidentally takes the suspect hostage, the three mistfits are drawn into an uneasy alliance. Shrewdly, patiently, Inspector Sejer confronts a case where the strangeness of the crime is matched only by the strangemess of the criminals, and where small-town prejudices warp every piece of information he tries to collect
La ragazza del lago by Andrea Molaioli( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
En un pequeño e idílico pueblo italiano se produce la muerte de una adolescente. El comisario Sanzio investiga el caso, pero la víctima parece tan misteriosa como el propio crimen
 
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Alternative Names
Fossumu, Karin
Fosum, Ḳarin
Fosuma, Karina
Fosuma, Karina 1954-
Karin Fossum
Karin Fossum écrivaine norvégienne
Karin Fossum Noors schrijfster
Karin Fossum Noors schrijver
Karin Fossum norsk forfattar
Karin Fossum norsk forfatter
Karin Fossum Norwegian author
Karin Fossum Norwegian writer
Karin Fossum norwegische Schriftstellerin
Karin Fossum scrittrice norvegese
Mathiesen, Karin
Mathisen, Karin
Фоссум, Карин
Фоссум, Карин 1954-
פוסום, קארין
פוסום, קארין 1954-
포숨, 카린 1954-
カリン・フォッスム
フォッスム, カリン
卡倫·佛森
Languages
English (235)
Norwegian (153)
German (99)
Swedish (67)
Dutch (48)
Danish (39)
Spanish (30)
Finnish (25)
Italian (24)
French (24)
Polish (20)
Chinese (3)
Russian (3)
Czech (2)
Hebrew (2)
Korean (2)
Bokmal, Norwegian (2)
Serbian (2)
Albanian (1)
Estonian (1)
Turkish (1)
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