An outstanding psychological crime novel from Karin Fossum.
When a body surfaces in a lake Inspector Sejer must uncover a dark secret of betrayal and paranoia.
"I not only enjoyed it but admired it, too. I also found it playing in my head for a long time afterwards, the effect on the reader every writer surely longs for." - Lesley McDowell, Sunday Herald
"The seventh Inspector Sejer novel from Norway's leading female crime writer is, like its predecessors, a gem." - Laura Wilson, Guardian
"Few match her ability to conjure an atmosphere of emotional as well as geographical desolation." - Marcel Berlins, The Times