The Hand That Trembles

A Mystery

Ann Lindell Mysteries (Volume 4)

Kjell Eriksson; Translated by Ebba Segerberg

Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

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“Kjell Eriksson’s crime novels are among the very best.” Henning Mankell
 
A Swedish county commissioner walks out of a high-level meeting and disappears. Many years later, one of the town's natives is convinced that he's caught a glimpse of the missing man while traveling in Bangalore, India. When the rumors reach his hometown, a veteran police officer stumbles across a seemingly unrelated case. Ann Lindell, Eriksson's series detective, must investigate a severed female foot found where a striking number of inhabitants are single men. But the owner of the house where the victim believed to have lived is no longer able to answer any questions….

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“The disappearance of a small-town politician masks dark secrets and triggers a series of further crimes… A challenging and rewarding mystery.”
--Kirkus Reviews

“Stunning, haunting…can chill you to the bone.”—Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review on The Princess of Burundi

 “Riveting in tone and spirit. . . resembles the books of Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo, not to mention those of the modern master Henning Mankell.”—The Wall Street Journal on The Princess of Burundi

 “A brilliant, haunting work of psychological obsession.”--The Globe and Mail on The Cruel Stars of the Night

 “Reminiscent of Ruth Rendell. As insightful and intelligent as it is engrossing.”--Library Journal on The Cruel Stars of the Night

 “Ingenious…Very satisfying.” --Los Angeles Times on The Princess of Burundi


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Read the Kirkus Review of THE HAND THAT TREMBLES . The disappearance of a small-town politician masks dark secrets and triggers a series of further crimes.
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Fiction Review: The Hand That Trembles by Kjell Eriksson, trans. from the Swedish by Ebba Segerberg. Minotaur, $24.99 (320p) ISBN 978-0-312-60505-6
Ann Lindell pursues a number of curious crimes in Eriksson's subtly wrought fourth mystery to be published in the U.S. featuring the Uppsala homicide detective (after The Demon of Dakar). In 1998, Sve
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Kjell Eriksson; Translated by Ebba Segerberg

KJELL ERIKSSON is the author of the internationally acclaimed The Princess of Burundi, The Cruel Stars of the Night, and The Demon of Dakar. His series debut won Best First Novel 1999 by the Swedish Crime Academy, an accomplishment he later followed up by winning Best Swedish Crime Novel 2002 for The Princess of Burundi. This is his fourth novel in the series; he lives in Sweden.

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The Hand That Trembles
A Mystery
Kjell Eriksson; Translated by Ebba Segerberg

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books
August 2011
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312605056
ISBN10: 0312605056
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 320 pages
$24.99

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books
June 2012
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ISBN: 9781250006905
ISBN10: 1250006902
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 320 pages
$14.99

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August 2011
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ISBN: 9781429983594
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