The first ever Inspector Sejer novel by Karin Fossum, the Norwegian 'Queen of Crime'
Karin Fossum's critically acclaimed novels have won numerous prizes. She is two-time winner of the prestigious Riverton Award and has also won the Glass Key Award for the best Nordic crime novel, an honour shared with Henning Mankell and Jo Nesbo, as well as the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her highly acclaimed Inspector Sejer series has been published in more than forty countries.
This is a tightly-written, carefully plotted story with amazing
depths which is likely to remain with you long after you close the
book * Get West London *
A compelling read -- Sean Farrell * Irish Sunday Independent *
Vintage Fossum -- Henry Sutton * Daily Mirror *
It is Karin Fossum's wry observations of human frailty and the warmth with which she portrays even her flawed characters - that make this book such a pleasure to read. It's rare for me to find a book that I love so much I can't put it down, but this was one of them -- Penny Hancock
The latest offering from the "Norwegian queen of crime" is a novel of mighty power. In The Darkness, the first Inspector Sejer novel, is intricately crafted with undeniable pedigree -- Ruth Dugdall