Synopses & Reviews
On her way to a commune in northern Sweden, a woman and her young daughter discover two bodies in a tent, stabbed to death in their sleeping bags. Many years later she sees her now grown up daughter with the man she believes to be responsible, forcing events surrounding the crime to a dark and unexpected conclusion. Atmospheric literary thriller in the Barbara Vine/"Miss Smilla" mould. "The best novel I have read this year" Rose Tremaine. "No thriller was ever so hard-boiled as this, no city streets as mean as these sub-Arctic woodland rides... mesmerising in its glances into the psychic abyss" "Scotsman".
In 1974 in the far north of Sweden, Annie's lover is brutally murdered. She tries to bury the past, but many years later, her grown daughter is seen in the arms of the man Annie believes responsible for the killings.