By Karin Fossum
Meet Inspector Sejer: shrewdpermanent and enigmatic, tricky yet reasonable. on the foot of the implementing Kollen Mountain lies a small, idyllic village, the place friends be aware of associates and youngsters play fortunately within the streets. but if the physique of a teenage lady is located through the lake on the mountaintop, the town's tranquility is shattered without end. Annie was once robust, clever, and enjoyed by means of every body. What went so extraordinarily unsuitable? Doggedly, but subtly, Inspector Sejer uncovers layer upon layer of mistrust and lies underneath the town's probably ideal fa?ade. severely acclaimed throughout Europe, Karin Fossum's Inspector Sejer novels are masterfully developed, psychologically convincing, and compulsively readable. They evoke an international that's instantaneously profoundly anxious and terrifyingly primary.
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You're speaking with the police. " "We've been to all the houses on the whole ridge. Every single one. A lot of people weren't home, though we did meet a lady in Feltspatveien. A truck had backed into her farmyard and turned around; she lives in number 1. A kind of van, she thought. And inside the van she saw a girl with a green jacket and white hair pulled into a topknot on her head. " "It turned halfway up the hill and drove back down. " He hung up. Irene Album was still standing. " she whispered.
Sejer was silent, trying to recall the way they had driven. M. " "Yes, that's right. There are no main roads going through the village. " The man was silent for a moment. Sejer waited. The room was as quiet as a tomb. "Yes, actually. I did pass one, down by the flats, just before the traffic circle. A van, I think, ugly and with peeling paint. " "A man," he said hesitantly. " He smiled. Ragnhild looked up, saw the smiling face in the mirror, and Kollen Mountain bathed in the morning light. " She said it in a stuck-up sort of voice.
The farmer, who was wearing a gardener's cap and ear-muffs, sat like a tree stump, as though he was growing straight up out of the seat. Karlsen changed gears and sighed. "He's carrying Brussels sprouts. Can't you reach out and grab a box? " "Now we're going as fast as Raymond does," muttered Sejer. "Life in second gear. " He settled his gray head against the headrest and closed his eyes. Chapter 2 After the quiet of the countryside the city seemed like a filthy, teeming chaos of people and cars.