This is another Inspector Van Veeteren mystery – previously of Borkman’s Point which I loved! This story was, to me, a little more obvious but still definitely worthy. Something up with those Swedes as this book begins with a funeral. Not light hearted stuff. The woman being buried was not very old when she died but she went to her death bed after Continue reading “Woman With Birthmark | By Hakan Nesser”
So I am on a Scandinavian mystery kick right now and a friend recommended this author. I can only imagine what living in towns like these portrayed in the book could be like but Nesser does such a good job with descriptions without too much detail –this is a mystery after all not poetry. Interesting characters and quite a gritty series of murders all the while giving background on the different coppers and their family lives. I give myself a pat on the back for figuring out ‘whodunnit’ but the why eludes until the very end. I enjoyed this thoroughly and will be looking for more by the same author.